Boone’s impact remembered through tournament MVP award

Cody Dalton
Sports Editor

Alex Boone remembers his late father Ed for many reasons, but mostly for his passion for athletics.

“He was gung-ho about sports,” Alex said of his dad. “He and my mom were both at every single game my siblings and I played. If we had two games going at the same time, one of them was at one of our games. There was never an empty seat there.”

More than 20 years after Ed’s untimely death, his name continues to be connected to not only the Catawba County sports scene, but also one of the biggest sports tournaments in the area — the Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic.

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