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
Thursday, 19 October 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
Cost: Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at the Runyon Field Sports Complex (400 Stanton Ave). Ask for Dave Dudley or Charlie Manning in the office building or call 719-583-6195. 

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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By Administration

Below shows the GPSA honorees and what role thet played in the Pueblo sports scene. Next to each name is the year of induction in parenthesis ().

LEGEND: p = awarded posthumously; >= attended first meeting; * = deceased;+ = charter member (placed after year inducted)

 

1
All Sports
(One Male Honoree)
1
Basketball/Football Official
(One Male Honoree)
1
Coach/Contributor/Official
(One Male Honoree)
1
Contributor/Sports Information
(One Male Honoree)
Ernest E. "Ernie" Ballotti (1981) Dave Baxter (1981*) David J. "Dave" Novak (1980*>) Timothy "Tim" Simmons (1986)

 

1
Girls Sports
(One Female Honoree)
1
Pueblo Gymnastics School
(One Male Honoree)
1
Pueblo Swim Program
(One Female Honoree)
1
Radio Announcer
(One Male Honorees)
Jessie F. Banks (1996) James Lucero (1995) Jo Anne "Jody" Lane (1985) Ross Beatty (1977*)

 

1
Sports Director TV 5/30
(One Male Honoree)
1
Statistican
(One Male Honoree)
1
Youth Basketball
(One Male Honoree)
1
Youth Softball
(One Male Honoree)
Douglas L. "Lee Douglas" Cooley (2005*) Charles G. "Charlie" Hoffman (1994*p) Ruben Tafoya (1985* Ezekiel "Zeke" Jimemez (1981*)

 

2
Administrators/Contributors
(Two Male Honorees)
2
Coaches/Officials
(Two Male Honorees)
2
Contributors/Sportswriters
(Two Male Honorees)
2
Recreation Directors
(Two Male Honorees)
Brian Macartney (1988*>) Fred F. Smith (1979*) David Michael "Mike" Spence (2007) John Arellano (1980*)
George Williams, Sr. (1980) James Dale "Ox" Smith (1977*p) David Arthur "Sosh" Socier (1993) Leonard Butler (1998)

 

3
Administrators
(Three Male Honorees)
3
Athletes/Administrators
(Three Male Honorees)
3
Editors/Sportswriters/Owners
(Two Male/One Female Honorees)
3
Entrepreneurs
(Three Male Honorees)
Charles G. "Charlie" Hoffman (1994*p) FGeorge Zaharias (2014*p) Jack C. Hildner (2012*p) Steven J. Cathcart (2004)
Mike "Mills" Vunovich (1983*p) Dan E. DeRose (2002) Judith Kathryn "Judy" Hildner (1997) Herb Casebeer (1977*)
Robert S. "Bob" Trevithick (1978 LM) Charles G. Hitchcock (1983*) Frank Steven Hoag, Jr. (1975*) Ken Coatney (1976*>)

 

4
Athletes/Officials
(Four Male Honorees)
6
Coaches/Contributors
(Six Male Honorees)
6
Athletes/Coaches/Officials
(Five Male/One Female Honorees)
Anthony J. "Tony" Hegler (2013) Charles "Charlie" Manning (2015) Kirk E. Kochenberger (2010)
Michael "Mickey" Giarratino (1993) Raymond T. Baker (2009) Carol Patrick "Pat" McGraw (2009)
Voyd Joseph "Butch" Elich (1983*) Pete Falletta (2004) Dr. Elliott R. Plese (2008*p)
William S. "Bill" Heath (1982*) G. Owen Smith (2001*) Bennie M. "Ben" Garcia (2007)
  Dr. Donald G. "Don" Stutters (1993 LM) Walter E. "Walt" Clay (2005*)
  Rev. John Powers (1982*) Dr. Paul John "Jack" Parsons (1982*)

 

6
Coaches/Administrators
(Six Male Honorees)
6
Officials
(Six Male  Honorees)
8
Athletes/Coaches/Administrators
(Eight Male Honorees)
John LeGrand Klomp (2014) Roger G. Samuels (2001) Joseph M. Folda (2006)
Robert Luis "Bobby" Gonzales (2004) James "Newell" Hall (1984*) Kent Owen Smith (2001)
Tano Ozzello (1992*) William S. "Bill" Heath (1982*) Fred John Rodriquez (2001)
Melvin L. "Mel" Spence (1980) Dan Milusnic (1983*) Jerry L. Ellis (1998*)
Willard Stanley Kettering (1978) Thomas L. "Tom" Stanton (1980*) Deward Lee "Dewey" Thornton (1998)
Sollie Simon "Sol" Raso (1976> LM Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p) Dr. Thomas J. "Tom" Muhic (1993)
    John Lawrence Rivas (1984*)
    Dr. Charles Dale Rea (1978*)

 

11
Athletes/Contributors
(11 Male Honorees)
21
Athletes/Coaches/Contributors
(19 Male/Two Female  Honorees)
26
Contributors
(23 Male/Three Female Honorees)
Edward J. "Dr. Eddie" DeRose (2008) Donald Corky E. Madrid (2016) William Joseph "Bill" Hybl (2010)
John A. Salas (2008) James "Christy" Bivin (2010) David John "Dave" Mihalick (2007)
Steven J. Cathcart (2004) Becky Lynn Golob (2010)  Douglas L. "Lee Douglas" Cooley (2005*)
Dr. John W. Sabo, Jr. (1992*p) Gary P. Adamson (2009) Ethelyn Thatcher [Jones] Potestio (2001*)
Andy Richard Sackman (1985*) Edward R. "Ed" Renck (2008) Robert Hoag "Bob" Rawlings (1999)
Thomas Carlyle Gilmore (1984*p) Dr. Eugene"Gene" Albo (2005) Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998)
Dave Baxter (1981*) Jeff Arnold (2005) Judith Kathryn "Judy" Hildner (1997)
Herb Casebeer (1977*) Nick Charles Graham (2004) James Lucero (1995)
Leland S. 'Lee" Johnson (1977*) Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>) Jerry K. Traylor (1991)
Dan Luna (1997) Richard John "Dick" Vinci (1996*) Wilbur Wayne "Willie" Wright (1991*)
Walter Lee "Walt" Pickard (1988) Jim Blanc (1989) Art Martinez (1989)
  Paul Gradishar (1989) John "Johnnie" Greco (1988*)
  Jim Bongirno (1987*) Jo Anne "Jody" Lane (1985)
  Patricia "Pat" Allsup (1985) Ruben Tafoya (1985*) 
  Bruce Ernest "Ernie" Watkins (1985*) George A. "Newt" Newton (1984*p)
  Robert J. "Bobby" Armijo (1983) John Arellano (1980*)
  Samuel Joseph "Sam" Corsentino (1980 LM) Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978)
  James A. "Spank" Blasing (1979) Homer C. Thompson (1977*)
  Joseph Edward Hughes (1977*) Ross Beatty (1977*)
  Joseph "Joe Awful" Coffee (1974*) James Howard Abell (1976*p)
  Ken Coatney (1976*>) Vernon T. Cochran (1975*)
  Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+) Frank Steven Hoag, Jr. (1975*)
    Sam T. Jones (1974*)
    O'Neal Hobbs (1974*)
    William L. "Bill" McClatchy (1973*+)
    Edward A. "Ed" Orazem (1973*+)

 

28
Coaches
(26 Male/One Female Honorees)
80
Athletes/Coaches
(71 Male/Nine Female  Honorees)
85
Athletes
(73 Male/12 Female Honorees)
Stan Sanchez (2013) Ed A. "Heavy" Reinert (2015) Victor "Vic" Ford Keen (2016)
Dave Lockett (2006) John Wristen (2015) Nikole "Niki" Marie Whitaker (2016)
Thomas Michael"Mike" Waters (2004) Kendra S. (Nogare) Drury (2014) Dee Dee Theresa Dominquez (2015)
Deward "Dewey" Sullivan (2003) Joseph "George" Kaplan (2014) Kathleen  'Kat" Hancock (2015)
Jerry Lee Sisneros (2002) George Joseph Mastrini (2014*p) Michelle R. 'Shelly' Borton (2014)
Frederick Martin "Fred" Trujillo (2002) Everett C. "Ev" Thalhamer (2014) Shiloh Lynette Justice (2014)
Fred A. Pechek, Jr. (2000*) William "Bill" Trevithick (2014) Travis J. Wolther (2014)
Larry G. "Wags" Wagner (2000) James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013) James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013)
Dr. Kay Aguliar (1999) Ruth E. Shelton (2012) Ronald A. Smith (2013)
David "Styee" Styduhar (1998) Alan E. Colglazier (2011) Rick Shelton (2013)
Gene A. Morenz (1995) Karen L. (Koshak) Griebel (2011) Curt J. "Top Cat" Topping (2013)
Tom Brockman (1994) Keith Allen Lane (2011) Walter Leo Hill (2012*)
John C. Lenhart, Jr. (1993) Dan Robert "Kosho" Trujillo (2011) Terry S. Snider (2012)
Donald "Don" McIntosh (1991) Anthony "Nino" Giarratino (2010) William M. "Billy" Yalotz (2012*p)
Pete Karl Pisciotta (1991*) Frances P. "Fran" Price (2010) David P. Galich (2011*)
Ray Psuedu (1991) Joe Thomas "Joe" Pannunzio II (2009) Frank A. "Inky" Pechek (2011*p)
Jack "Cactus Jack" Helmsing (1989*) Christopher C. Haering (2008)` Joseph Lee "Joe" Puleo III (2009*)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p) Mark C. Haering (2008) Dr. Elliott R. Plese (2008*p)
Sam Pagano (1987) Kenneth C. "Ken" Ramos (2008) Jeff Bonacquista (2007)
Paul DeFoyd (1986*) Jim J. Harrison (2006) Dennis Robert Trujillo (2007)
John Paul Tate (1986*) Joseph C. "Joe" Prater (2006*p) Roger Alan Hargraves (2006*p)
C.T. "Fitz" Fitzgerald (1986*) Gary Frank Salimeno (2006) David "Dave" Netherton (2005)
Ezekiel "Zeke" Jimemez (1981*) John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004) John Anthony "Sal" Salimeno, Jr. (2005*p)
Henry Robert "Bob" Haley (1978) Charles A. "Chuck" Puga III (2004) Rick Wayne Willits (2005)
Larry Tommie Pickering (1976) Debra "Debbie" Snook (2004) Jerry C. Cunico (2004)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p) Louie D. Carleo (2003) Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Ethel "Teach" Wentworth (1974*) Frank Thomas Flood (2003*) Russell C. "Russ" Sabo (2004*) 
Harry Hugh "Chief" Simmons (1973*+) Steve Henson (2002) James Joseph Flood (2003)
  Penny Zavichas (2002) Jerry Lisle "Too Much" Pike (2003*)
  Edmund Francis (2001) Patrick Geonetta (2001)
  Richard "Dick" Giarratino (2001) Michael J. "Mike" Cunico (2000)
  Charles Allen "Chuck" Kochenberger (2001) Donald Eugene "Don" Perko (2000)
  Jordan B. Berge (2000) Michael Dean Martinez (1997)
  William B. "Bill" Hodges, Jr. (2000) Wayne Gerard Pechek (1997)
  Dr. John Eugene Skube (2000) Pat Allen Rea (1997)
  Charles Louis "Chuck" Haering (1999) Carl Michael Taibi (1997)
  Sam Dazzio (2000) Joel Walter "Bear" Herzog (1996*p)
  Leonard Butler (1998) Anne D. Beblavi (1995)
  Freda Ann Hancock (1998) George Luiz (1995)
  Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998) Rick Pobst (1995*p)
  Anthony Joseph "Tony" Ribaudo (1998) Joe Mohorcich(1993)
  Joe Bonacquista (1997) Sam F. "Rabbit" Ferraro (1992*)
  Michael Gene "Mike" Chorak (1997) Joseph "Salvy" Hernandez (1992*p)
  Michael Daniel "Dan" Radiff (1997) Michael M. "Mike" Milner (1992)
  Joseph Andenucio (1996) Loree "Pi" Sanford (1992*)
  David Q. "Duv" Dudley (1996) Richard L. "Dick" Yates (1992)
  Joseph L. "Joe" Massaro, Jr. (1995) George D. Amaya (1991*)
  William F. "Bill" Brown (1994) Lorraine (Hall) Zabukovic (1991)
  Darrell Bruce Colvin (1994) Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)
  Judy M. Fellhauer (1994) Gerald "Jerry" Starika (1990)
  Don "Sma Duch" Schmidli (1994) Ernie "the Fighting Gamecock" Lara (1989*)
  Brian Hochevar (1993) Robert "Bobby" Pechek (1989*) 
  Richard "Rich" Riesner (1993) Ronald Bruce "Ronny" McDowell (1988*)
  Sel Elizondo (1992) Luz V. Montelongo (1988)
  Dennis Lawrence Shefcyk (1992*) Frank Stephen Pagano (1988*)
  Louis "Lou" Amaya (1991*) Peter C. "Pete" Pomeleo (1988*)
  Denton Harold "Denny" Stilson (1991*) Fred A. "Coogan" Pechek (1988*)
  Bobby M. "Bob" Graham (1990) Phyllis Long (1986)
  Gene Hochevar (1990) Nathaniel "Nate" Jones (1985)
  John DeNardo (1988*) Dr. Albert D. Potestio (1985*)
  Prince Knafelc (1988*) Michael L. "Mike" Duran (1984) 
  David S. Knapp (1988) John X. "Johnnie" Elbeck (1984*)
  Robert J. "Bobby"/"Hawk" Martinez (1988) Dick Ledoux (1984)
  Norman G. Colglazier (1987) William Ansel "Bill" Gower II (1982)
  Chester W. "Bill" Corder (1987) David C. "Dave" Parlapiano (1982*)
  Richard Ryan "Rich" Purcell (1987) Robert William "Bob" Pobst (1982*)
  Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro (1986) Q.B. Pryor (1982*)
  Joe E. Garcia (1985) Ezekiel "Zeke" Jimemez (1981*)
  Frank DeLeon (1984) Phillip L. "Hank" Pechek (1981*p)
  Richard S. "Rich" Vivoda (1984) Frank E. Perko, Jr. (1981*)
  Mike William Housh (1983) Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)
  Ruth Louise Hulsey (1983) Robert Emmett "Bob" McGraw (1979*p)
  Luther J. Nava (1983) Frank Richard "Pap" Papish (1978*p)
  Charles "George" Simms, Jr. (1982*) Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978) 
  Hoy E. Frakes (1981) Rodney A. Wallace (1978*)
  James S. "Jim" Grieve (1981*) James L. "Jim" Fimple (1977*)
  George A. Grosvenor (1980*) Henry "Hank" Gilmore (1977*p)
  Peter Anton Elich Jr. (1976*) Ida J. Jones (1977*)
  Edward V. "Ed" Posa (1975) Omar Joseph "Turk" Lown (1976)
  Earl Harry 'Dutch' Clark (1973+*) Dennis Hagaman (1975*p)
  Gary L. Knafelc (1973+) David Packard (1975*)
    Gordon Allott (1974*)
    Floretta "Doty" McCutcheon (1974*p)
    Olga E. Tezak (1974)
    Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)
    Calvin "Cal" Tatum (1973+)

 

 

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