Five former Bulldogs inducted into Hazard High School's Hall of Fame

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - In addition to senior night festivities inside Memorial Gym Friday night, there was also the induction ceremony for this year's class for the Hazard High School Hall of Fame.

Carolyn Marie Alexander, Richard Lee Alexander, Jr. "Dickie", Bill Douglas, Roger Kirby and Michelle DeeAnne Sammons Roark make up the 2019 Class.

Carolyn Marie Alexander was a 1998 graduate of Hazard and established a long list of accomplishments during her playing career as a Bulldog.

Richard Lee Alexander, or better known as "Dickie", was a 1980 graduate of Hazard. Dickie scored more than 2500 career points and had over 1000 career rebounds, he was a four-year varsity starter and was on the first-team All-State in 1980.

Bill Douglas graduated in 1969 and was a member of the basketball team but also the golf team, winning the 1968 Kentucky High School Regional Golf Championship and playing at the college level at East Tennessee State.

Roger Kirby was named the Head coach for the Hazard Bulldogs in 1975 and coached for six seasons, winning three District Championships and two Regional Championship titles. He also coached the first state tournament game ever played in Rupp Arena.

Michelle DeeAnne Sammons Roark graduated in 1999 and was a member of the girl's basketball team under the direction of coach Bill Fannin. The team won the All "A" State tournament and the Sweet 16. Dee holds the record for the most points in a single game (45) and is a member of the 1000 point club.

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