Four athletes involved in grizzly mauling talk about group effort to save teammates

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 him was pray and pro...


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