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Local riders excited to race on same course as pros

Five Folsom residents will be among the 50 amateur riders competing in the time trial beginning at 10 a.m. on May 12, just before the professional women compete and three hours bef ...

Folsom teen wins junior state road racing title

Connor Ellison is proof if you put your mind to it, you can do just about anything. Diagnosed with a liver disease known as congenital hepatic fibrosis at the age of 8, Ellison wa ...

Team Believe and Achieve documentary to show Feb. 21 at Folsom High

Want to learn about an extraordinary group of teenagers? From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 in the multi-purpose room at Folsom High School, Team Believe and Achieve, a group o ...

Jumping for joy

For a group of local teens, the choice was simple; Disneyland or clear 10 acres of weeds. Connor Ellison and his buddies on the all-junior Believe and Achieve cycling team initiall ...

Long road ahead for motivated teenage cyclists

Connor Ellison made history in 2010 when at age 12 he became the youngest competitor to compete and finish the Race Across America. Now the 14-year-old Folsom resident and eighth-g ...

Teen rite of passage could save brother’s life

Getting your driver’s license is a very cool rite of passage. It’s one of those days you never forget. I hope there’s something else you won’t forget on your big day, and ...

Folsom boy featured in Sports Illustrated for kids

Connor Ellison has become somewhat of a small-time celebrity in Folsom, but at 13 years old, is still a kid who has to follow house rules. When his mom, Tiffany, says clean your r ...

Ride, Connor, ride

Connor Ellison has a rare liver disease, but the 12-year-old Folsom boy has been blessed in many ways. While he lives with congenital hepatic fibrosis, a disease that causes scar ...

Dream comes true for Folsom boy

Just a short time ago, Connor Ellison believed he would never play tackle football. On Saturday, Ellison scored his first touchdown. Ellison, 10, has a liver condition known as co ...