POWELL —Brady Lowry noticed bear scat as he walked with three fellow Northwest College wrestling teammates along a hillside on the South Fork. They were searching for shed antlers — one of their favorite activities in nearby mountain ranges. The four close friends chose the school in part due to its proximity to the mountains.
Lowry saw more scat — a lot of it. It was fresh.
“I look up and a grizzly is 5 feet from us, sprinting at me,“ he recalled.
The bear tackled Lowry, a 21-year-old redshirt sophomore from Cedar City, Utah.
He said all he could do as the bear stood over...