James Edward
James Edward is a sports writer at the Deseret News, serving as the prep editor and Real Salt Lake beat writer. A graduate of the University of Utah in 1998, he has been a full-time sports writer of the Deseret News since 1999. James was raised in Salt Lake City and attended Olympus High School, graduating in 1994. He's had a passion for all sports since he was a toddler. James and his wife, Megan, have two children and live in Sandy, Utah.

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Results of the Region 7 golf meet at Mountain Dell Golf Course on Wednesday.
The Argentine striker practices with his new team on Monday and Tuesday, and coach Jeff Cassar says he'll likely travel to San Jose this weekend.
Cottonwood finished with the best record at the eight-team Hunter volleyball tournament over the weekend to capture the tourney title.
North Sevier snapped a 25-game losing streak with Friday's victory, while Carbon snapped a 17-game skid.
Between athletes chasing the record books, coaching changes and nationally ranked programs, there are plenty of storylines to watch in the 2014 high school football season.
Real Salt Lake and FC Dallas have both won three straight and head into Friday's showdown on a six-game and a nine-game unbeaten streak respectively.
For the second-straight year, KJZZ will be broadcasting the high school football season opener on Thursday night.
Defending state champs Brighton, Timpanogos, Dixie and Summit Academy graduated a bunch of key starters, while the teams they beat en route to the title are loaded and eager for revenge.
Here's an in-depth look at the Olympus Titans football team heading into the 2014 season.
A year after Taylorsville and Hunter shared the Region 2 title, as many as four teams head into the 2014 season with legitimate region title aspirations.