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
Monday, 25 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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Gary P. Adamson

Jr. High School: Went to Freed Jr... Played football on the line (1971) and wrestling (1972).

High School: Attended Pueblo Centennial...Graduated in 1975...Named Jerry Pike Award - Outstanding Athlete at Centennial...Three year letterman on the Bulldogs football team playing on the line (1972-74)...Named to the All-City and All-League teams two years (1974-75) and All-State once (1975)...Selected as the winner of the Bruno DeRose Award - Outstanding Lineman (1975)...Spent two years wrestling (1974-75)...Was District champion and State runner-up in 1975... Owns the Bulldogs records for the most wins, records for most pins and most takedowns and reversals (all set in 1975)...Red Max Award winner (1975)...While a member of the USA Wrestling team, was named state champion and National All-American in 1975... Led the Bulldogs in hitting average on the baseball squad (1975).

College: Went to the University of Wyoming (1976) where he wrestled for the Cowboys... National Qualifier (1976).

Coaching: Spent 12 years as an Assistant football coach for Centennial... Produced 111 individual state qualifiers and 40 individual state placers during his 10 years as head coach of the Bulldogs wrestling program...Adamsons wrestling teams finished in the top 10 in the state every season he coached...Recorded 142 wins and wont he league championship three times...During his tenure, his wrestlers won 21 Red Max Awards, nine individual state runner-ups, three team Regional runner-ups, one team regional championship and one individual state champion... Worked on the staff of USA Youth Freestyle Wrestling...Also coached little league baseball where he led teams to seven little league championships and two little league CABA state championships...Coached little league team - Dizzy Dean to state championship and a berth in the World Series...Finished fifth in the Little League CABA World Series (1995) and a runner-up in the Little League CABA World Series (1997).

Honors and Affiliations: Inducted into the Centennial Athletic Hall of Fame (1975)...Colorado High School Coaches Association 20 year Certificate of Service Award for Coaching Wrestling (2006)...Member of Colorado High School Coaching Association (19 years)...Member of Centennial High School's Athletic Hall of Fame Committee.

Contributions: Organized and hosted the Continental Amateur Baseball Association's State Tournament for 13 year-olds in 1995...Organized and hosted the Dizzy Dean State Tournament for 14 year-olds in 1996...Organized and hosted the USA Freestyle and Greco Roman Wrestling State Championship for all ages for four years....Organized and hosted Pueblo's largest High School Wrestling Tournament each year from 2000 to Present...Director of Banatam youth Football Program for one year.

Personal: Lives in Pueblo with his wife Lisa.

 

 

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