Aberdeen gym name changed in Coach Hazzle's honor

On Sept. 14, the Aberdeen School Board approved to change the name of Aberdeen High School’s Aberdome in honor of Coach Roy Hazzle.
Hazel is a native of Aberdeen and has spent more than 30 years as a teacher and coach in the Aberdeen School District.
In 2009, Hazzle was named the National High School basketball coach of the year. In 2008, the Bulldogs won Mississippi’s Class 3A state championship.

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