A local runner doesn't mind though, as she describes her previous season as "interrupted." The cross country program is a strong one at Cedar Grove-Belgium High School.
The teen's co-defendants are 19-year-old Malik Clark and 22-year-old William Hoard.
She isn't back to her previous level but she is making progress on her goals.
[caption id="attachment_513232" align="aligncenter" width="770"] Elysia Hoopman[/caption] "At first, it had just been plain running, being able to run in general, but now it's gotten more specific," said Elysia.
[caption id="attachment_513229" align="alignright" width="300"] Elysia Hoopman[/caption] "For her, she's pretty committed, so when she wasn't getting better it was kind of scaring me," said Les Paul, Rockets head coach. You're supposed to have your form down here, but when I would run, I would unknowingly hold my arm up here like I was injured somehow," said Elysia. You always hear about it, but it never happens to you or one of your friends or family," said Elysia. It was probably worse when I saw her in the hospital because it all just kind of came to reality," said Quinn Hoopman, Rockets freshman runner.
After visits to a chiropractor, her family doctor and Children's Hospital, Elysia learned she wasn't exactly injured -- she had a brain tumor. It's hard to believe when you see her now, but Elysia had a golf ball sized benign tumor in her brain, affecting the motor skills on her right side.
"It's nice to just be able to be a kid and go to school and stuff and still be able to do all the things I want to do," said Elysia. " / Logan officers say they cannot confirm what happened to Dunsey after she arrived in Nevada.