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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Here's an in-depth look at the Ogden Tigers football team heading into the 2014 season.
Here's an in-depth look at the Mountain Crest Mustangs football team heading into the 2014 season.
Here's an in-depth look at the Sky View Bobcats football team heading into the 2014 season.
Here's an in-depth look at the Logan Grizzlies football team heading into the 2014 season.
Here's an in-depth look at the Box Elder Bees football team heading into the 2014 season.
Here's an in-depth look at the East Leopards football team heading into the 2014 season.
Hopes are high for all of the Region 5 football teams, but Roy and Logan are the teams at the top in preseason polls.
Here's an in-depth look at the Juan Diego Soaring Eagle football team heading into the 2014 season.