Gene Overby​

Inducted: 2011
  • Native of Reidsville, NC
  • Began as a radio announcer with Duke University
  • Moved to Winston-Salem in 1966 to begin broadcasting minor league baseball and Winston-Salem State football
  • Became the “Voice of the Deacons” at Wake Forest University in 1972 where for decades he delighted with his fair yet passionate calls
  • Twice named N.C. Sportscaster of the Year
  • Inducted into the Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame in 1988
  • Died in 1989