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Trent Toone

Trent Toone

Trent Toone is a journalist for the Deseret News, where he writes for a variety of feature sections. Toone was raised in Northern Utah and graduated from the University of Utah in 2003. He has worked for several newspapers and received many awards over his journalism career.

Toone is the author of "No Excuses, No Regrets," the sports biography of NFL football player Eric Weddle. He served an LDS mission to Santiago, Chile, and spent a year teaching seminary. Like his father before him, he is a proud Eagle Scout.

Recent Headlines

How one bishop's idea to plant tomatoes blessed a rural Utah community
Youth and leaders in the Howell Ward gather tomatoes as part of a harvest and canning project in Plain City, Utah, on Sept. 5, 2018.
Elder Renlund and Elder Cook on why 'Saints' is for you
Elder Dale G. Renlund and Elder Quentin L. Cook, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, look over different language editions of "Saints: The Standard of Truth," in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.
Cinderella team reunited 50 years after epic softball tournament
The original team of the 1968 LDS All-Church championship softball team: Top row: Dennis Kirkman, Steve Foster (coach), Bob Wilkes (coach), Greg Wilkes, Wes Miller. Middle row: Gary Braun, Jerry Wilkes, Rick Black, Jim Nutz, Gene Amonette.

Bottom row: Carl Haas, Rex Whitehead, Bobby Ferons, Lee Aland, Mike Gilbert. At a recent reunion the team paid tribute to deceased teammates: Steve Foster (died in 2011), Jerry Wilkes (1973), Wes Miller (1993), Gene Amonette (2012), Mike Gilbert (2014) and Bob Ferons (2017).