Gene Phelps

Gene Phelps was inducted into the NEMCABB Hall of Fame on Saturday during the recognition ceremony at the NEMCABB All-Star games in Corinth. Gene has covered sports in Northeast Mississippi for the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal for over 33 years. For the past two years, Gene has worked with both the New Albany Gazette and Daily Journal as an independent sports writer following his retirement. Gene began his illustrious career in newspaper sports 41 years ago with the Hattiesburg American as a photographer covering McComb Parklane baseball. He has been writing about sports for over 44 years. Gene and his wife Nancy live in Tupelo and he looks forward to many more years covering Northeast Mississippi prep sports.

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