GPSA Locations

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

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, 20 February 2018

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2018 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.

Feb. 19 Mar. 19 Apr. 16 May 21
Aug. 20 Sept. 17 Oct. 15


Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2018 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 14. Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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Dr. John W. Sabo, Jr.

High School: Attended Pueblo St. Patrick’s H. S., graduating in 1925...Played four years (1922-25) of basketball and baseball...On the basketball floor, Sabo was a guard who was instrumental in helping his team to the State Catholic Championship and qualifying to play in the Catholic National Tournament held at Loyola, University in Chicago, IL.

College: Went to Regis College in Denver, CO... Played season of baseball for the Jesuits.

Advanced Education: Completed his post-graduate work in Dental School at Denver University, graduating in 1931...While studying in Dental School, John was a member of the Pioneers baseball team for four seasons (1928-31), earning All-Conference manning second base as a Freshman...He also played in right field.

Contributor: In 1950, Sabo was instrumental in hiring John Frampton as Head Football Coach at Pueblo Catholic High (PCH)...Frampton was a member of the 1949 Notre Dame national Championship team coached by Frank Leahy....When Frampton left Pueblo to Coach in Pomona, CA - Dr. Sabo got on the phone and lured Coach Mike Davlin to PCH... Davlin played at Notre Dame before WWII and after for the National Championship Team...When Davlin Left, Dr. Sabo assisted Pueblo Catholic in Hiring  "Pueblo Hall of Famer" Jack Parsons who went on to lead PCH to three State Catholic Championships in four years, 1955 to 1958...John helped organized the PCH Athletic Booster Club, and spearheaded the Acquisition of Speakers for the annual PCH Sports Banquet....Speakers were usually from Notre Dame: Frank Leahy former player and coach; All-American Terry Brennan; All-American an pro football Hall of Famer Paul Horning; Ralph Guliemi; Bob Williams and Aubrey Lewis....Dr. Sabo personally saw to these speakers every need during their stay in Pueblo...When Pueblo Catholic High split into separate boys & Girls schools, Dr. Sabo was appointed by Bishop Buswell to serve on the committee that named the new Boys School Roncalli H. S.

Occupation: Dr. Sabo was a Dentist.

Personal: Dr. Sabo lived in Pueblo and was married to Heddy M. Plese...He passed away in January, 1976.


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