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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Floretta (Doty) “Mrs. Mac” McCutcheon

Accomplishments: Floretta was considered the "Best Woman Bowler in the World" in 1932...McCutcheon was the top woman bowler in the United States for more than three decades...A Pueblo Housewife in the 1920s she was advised by a doctor to take up a hobby if she wanted to avoid a nervous breakdown.  She began bowling in the basement of the Steelworkers YMCA and within a few years word of her prowess had reached the American Bowling Congress...The Congress arranged a match with world singles champion Jimmy Smith in 1927 at a Denver alley and Mrs. McCutcheon won the three-game roll off 704-686....A rematch was set up in Pueblo and the Puebloan responded by not only defeating Smith again but rolling a 300 game in the process....It was one of the 10 perfect games she rolled in her career...Mrs. Mac as she was known, also recorded nine 299 games, an 832 for a three game series; a 260 average for five consecutive games; a 248 average for 12 consecutive games; a 201 average over a 10-year span and a first among women bowlers in the 1932 Olympics...She retired from competition in 1954 and was elected to the Women's International Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 1956 and posthumously into the Colorado Hall of Fame

Occupation:  Owner of Bowling School
    
What they Said:  "Mrs. Floretta D. McCutcheon of Pueblo, Colorado, considered to be the world’s best lady bowler: Records of 250-8 for 11 games    and 248-2 for 12 games, bettering her own best previous scores, and a perfect game (300), the 8th in her career, in the course of a single evenings exercise, at St. Paul, Minn. -- Time Magazine, December 26, 1932 p1

Personal:  Lived in Southern California... Passed away on February 2, 1967.

 

 

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