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.
Apr 13, 2019 3:06 pm MDTPlenty of options at this year's Salt Lake Marathon as woman from Idaho and man from North Carolina win sold out marathon With seven events, Salt Lake City Marathon organizers hope there is something for everyone on marathon weekend. The festivities started in the pre-dawn cold, but enjoyed mostly sunshine as more than 7,000 participated.
Apr 12, 2019 7:06 pm MDTHundreds gather to rally for change to BYU honor code enforcement Restore Honor BYU organized the rally, which included a letter writing campaign, in the aftermath of a Instagram account dedicated to telling honor code stories went viral. Dozens spoke during the two-hour event on the BYU quad.
Apr 5, 2019 10:11 pm MDTSocial media campaign targets BYU Honor Code Office BYU officials say they’ve engaged in dialogue with students after a social media campaign this week has targeted the school’s Honor Code Office over the way students and former students say it sometimes investigates violations.
Mar 28, 2019 6:01 am MDTA creative mind and relentless work ethic help Corner Canyon's Kemery Martin earn the 2019 Ms. Basketball award Kemery Martin took that natural talent and combined it with a relentless work ethic and her artist’s mind and the result is one of the best basketball players the state has produced. The Utah-bound senior averaged nearly 22 points per game.