Amy Donaldson
Amy Donaldson covers high school sports, winter and Olympic sports, as well as outdoor and recreation. She manages the Deseret News' Reasons to Run blog, as well as writes a twice-a-month fitness column. She also writes a weekly general sports column each Monday. Donaldson was born in Utah, but graduated from Robert Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. She graduated from Snow College and the University of Utah (Communications). She started at the Deseret News in 1991 covering night police/corrections and switched to sports in January of 2000.

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Three Utah gymnasts still have a shot at national titles. Georgia Dabritz (vault), Nansy Damianova (floor) and Becky Tutka (floor) will compete as individuals on Sunday.
After earning the school's first Pac-12 championship, the Utes fail to advance to Saturday's Super Six. It's the second straight season Utah hasn't moved onto the championship meet. Three Utes will compete as i...
Oklahoma earns the top score of the afternoon session of the NCAA Gymnastics Nationals with a 197.500, while Georgia was second with 197.300. LSU was the final team to qualify for Saturday's championship meet w...
The Salt Lake Marathon and half marathon start at 7 a.m. Saturday morning. The bike tour starts at 6 a.m. and all races finish at Library Square. There are a number of free events for spectators, most of them g...
Utah prepares to compete for the 2014 NCAA gymnastics nationals in Birmingham, Ala. The Utes will compete at 7 p.m. Friday. The top three from each session will advance to Saturday's championships. Individuals ...
This year's team focused on addressing the details and it's paid huge dividends in the postseason as Utah prepares for its 39th trip to the NCAA's national gymnastics championships in Alabama.
Salesi "Leka" Uhatafe chose to play football for Utah because of the family atmosphere, and it was that culture that helped him heal after losing both his brothers and one of his best friends in a car accident ...
Chase Pinkham, a West High alum, passed away Sunday in Salt Lake City. Family and friends believe the 23-year-old's death was the result of an accidental overdose of pain medication.
Bingham junior Chayden Johnston committed to play football for the University of Utah on Tuesday. He said the Utes offered him a scholarship a couple of weeks ago, and he's been thinking about it ever since.
Reagan Everett was diagnosed with brain cancer last August, but she's not alone in her fight as SLCC's softball team adopted her and the Olympus Titans joined with Bountiful to raise money at a game on April 25...