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Price • On the first Friday of fall semester at Utah State University Eastern last year, Sofia woke up with cuts and bruises, wearing a USU Eastern basketball T-shirt that wasn’t hers. The last thing the sophomore could remember from …

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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Highland junior defensive tackle Zach Schreiter is 4-foot-3 and 115 pounds. He was born a little person, but he isn’t allowing his size to deter him from playing the sport he loves, as helps his team on the field during a recent game against Olympus. Prep football: Highland’s Zach Schreiter impresses despite his size
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