GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Tuesday, 26 September 2017

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2017 calendar year. All meeting held on the third Monday from Jan. to May and Aug. through Nov. in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

 Oct 16 Nov. 20 

GPSA Banquet

What:   Annual  Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
When:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (7 p.m.)
Where: Fortino Ballroom, Pueblo Community College

Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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Carmen Angelo Rivas

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1948...Four-year member of the Wildcat wrestling team (1944-48) participating at 103 lbs twice and at 112 lbs...Rivas went to State three years (1946, 1947, 1948 wrestling at 112 lbs.) - Finished fourth in State at 103 lbs in 1947...Carmen also was a four year member of the baseball team, earning two varsity letters.

After High School: Played softball for 13 years (1952-65) as a member of several teams (Pueblo Merchants; Ianne's; Hi-Fi and Marcos)...Rivas played baseball for three seasons with Jones Mortuary & Florence Merchants (1953-56).

Semi-Pro Baseball: Carmen played in exhibition game against Billy Martin - visiting player for Trinidad Merchants Team.

Coaching Background:
Softball - Coached the Men’s Fast Pitch team - Tastee Freeze for five years (1965-70).
         - Coached    Walters Brewery team for five seasons (1971-76).
         - Coached    Foundation Installers team for two years (1977-79).
         - Coached the Boy’s Fast Pitch team - Center Beauty College for seven seasons (1971-78).

Contributor:
Wrestling: Spent 21 years as an official for H.S. dual meets and Tournaments (1956-77).
Softball:  As the Assistant Director Pueblo Parks and Recreation, Rivas started and ran the Adult Softball Program for 18 years (1956-74).
Softball:  Men and Women’s Fast and Slow pitch Coordinator for 1 years for the Pueblo Parks and Recreation (1974-95).
Flag Football: League Director for five years (1980-85). Carmen implemented "Cops and Bikers" in 1984.
Track & Field: Field Marshall for eight years for School District #60 (1985-93)
Cross Country: Timer for eight years for School District #60 (1985-93)
Basketball: Announcer for eight years for School District #60 (1985-93)
Football: Time Clock Operator for School District #60 since 1985
Baseball: Score Keeper and Announcer for School District #60 since 1985
Baseball: 20-year board Member for Runyon Field
Bowling: President of the Pueblo Depot Activity League    since 1978
Bowling: Co-director Pueblo Elks #90 League since 1983

Honors: Inducted into the Pueblo Softball Hall of Fame May 2011.

Occupation:  Graphic Arts Department - Pueblo Army Depot

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Mary J.

 

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