A sign posted on the fence greeted those who came to the Edison High turf soccer field on Saturday morning.
“Some people are strong,” the sign read. “Very few are #MacStrong.”
When Kerry “Mac” Crooks walked through that gate just after 10 a.m., it surprised some in attendance. The longtime Chargers coach had just undergone another day of chemotherapy on Friday, but she felt good enough to show up.
Yes, Feb. 7, 2017 will be a day that Crooks won’t forget. That night was certainly memorable, as Edison scored a golden goal late in overtime to beat Los Alamitos for the outright Sunset League title.
Earlier that day, however, Crooks was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast...