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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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)
5
Coaches/Contributors
(Five Male Honorees)
6
Athletes/Coaches/Officials
(Five Male/One Female Honorees)
Anthony J. "Tony" Hegler (2013) Raymond T. Baker (2009) Kirk E. Kochenberger (2010)
Michael "Mickey" Giarratino (1993) Pete Falletta (2004) Carol Patrick "Pat" McGraw (2009)
Voyd Joseph "Butch" Elich (1983*) G. Owen Smith (2001*) Dr. Elliott R. Plese (2008*p)
William S. "Bill" Heath (1982*) Dr. Donald G. "Don" Stutters (1993 LM) Bennie M. "Ben" Garcia (2007)
  Rev. John Powers (1982*) Walter E. "Walt" Clay (2005*)
    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) James "Christy" Bivin (2010) William Joseph "Bill" Hybl (2010)
John A. Salas (2008) Becky Lynn Golob (2010)  David John "Dave" Mihalick (2007)
Steven J. Cathcart (2004) Gary P. Adamson (2009) Douglas L. "Lee Douglas" Cooley (2005*)
Dr. John W. Sabo, Jr. (1992*p) Edward R. "Ed" Renck (2008) Ethelyn Thatcher [Jones] Potestio (2001*)
Andy Richard Sackman (1985*) Dr. Eugene"Gene" Albo (2005) Robert Hoag "Bob" Rawlings (1999
Thomas Carlyle Gilmore (1984*p) Jeff Arnold (2005) Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998)
Dave Baxter (1981*) Nick Charles Graham (2004) Judith Kathryn "Judy" Hildner (1997)
Herb Casebeer (1977*) Carmen Angelo Rivas (1999>) James Lucero (1995)
Leland S. 'Lee" Johnson (1977*) Richard John "Dick" Vinci (1996*) Jerry K. Traylor (1991)
Dan Luna (1997) Jim Blanc (1989) Wilbur Wayne "Willie" Wright (1991*)
Walter Lee "Walt" Pickard (1988) Paul Gradishar (1989) Art Martinez (1989) 
  Jim Bongirno (1987*) John "Johnnie" Greco (1988*)
  Patricia "Pat" Allsup (1985) Jo Anne "Jody" Lane (1985) 
  Bruce Ernest "Ernie" Watkins (1985*) Ruben Tafoya (1985*)
  Robert J. "Bobby" Armijo (1983) George A. "Newt" Newton (1984*p)
  Samuel Joseph "Sam" Corsentino (1980 LM) John Arellano (1980*)
  James A. "Spank" Blasing (1979) Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978)
  Joseph Edward Hughes (1977*) Homer C. Thompson (1977*)
  Joseph "Joe Awful" Coffee (1974*) Ross Beatty (1977*)
  Ken Coatney (1976*>) James Howard Abell (1976*p)
  Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+) Vernon T. Cochran (1975*)
    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)
78
Athletes/Coaches
(69 Male/Nine Female  Honorees)
81
Athletes
(72 Male/Nine Female Honorees)
Stan Sanchez (2013) Kendra S. (Nogare) Drury (2014) Michelle R. 'Shelly' Borton (2014)
Dave Lockett (2006) Joseph "George" Kaplan (2014) Shiloh Lynette Justice (2014)
Thomas Michael"Mike" Waters (2004) George Joseph Mastrini (2014*p) Travis J. Wolther (2014)
Deward "Dewey" Sullivan (2003) Everett C. "Ev" Thalhamer (2014) James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013)
Jerry Lee Sisneros (2002) William "Bill" Trevithick (2014) Ronald A. Smith (2013)
Frederick Martin "Fred" Trujillo (2002) James G. "Jim" Reynolds (2013) Rick Shelton (2013)
Fred A. Pechek, Jr. (2000*) Ruth E. Shelton (2012) Curt J. "Top Cat" Topping (2013)
Larry G. "Wags" Wagner (2000) Alan E. Colglazier (2011) Walter Leo Hill (2012*)
Dr. Kay Aguliar (1999) Karen L. (Koshak) Griebel (2011) Terry S. Snider (2012)
David "Styee" Styduhar (1998) Keith Allen Lane (2011) William M. "Billy" Yalotz (2012*p)
Gene A. Morenz (1995) Dan Robert "Kosho" Trujillo (2011) David P. Galich (2011*)
Tom Brockman (1994) Anthony "Nino" Giarratino (2010) Frank A. "Inky" Pechek (2011*p)
John C. Lenhart, Jr. (1993) Frances P. "Fran" Price (2010) Joseph Lee "Joe" Puleo III (2009*)
Donald "Don" McIntosh (1991) Joe Thomas "Joe" Pannunzio II (2009) Dr. Elliott R. Plese (2008*p)
Pete Karl Pisciotta (1991*) Christopher C. Haering (2008)` Jeff Bonacquista (2007)
Ray Psuedu (1991) Mark C. Haering (2008) Dennis Robert Trujillo (2007)
Jack "Cactus Jack" Helmsing (1989*) Kenneth C. "Ken" Ramos (2008) Roger Alan Hargraves (2006*p)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p) Jim J. Harrison (2006) David "Dave" Netherton (2005)
Sam Pagano (1987) Joseph C. "Joe" Prater (2006*p) John Anthony "Sal" Salimeno, Jr. (2005*p)
Paul DeFoyd (1986*) Gary Frank Salimeno (2006) Rick Wayne Willits (2005)
John Paul Tate (1986*) John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004) Jerry C. Cunico (2004)
C.T. "Fitz" Fitzgerald (1986*) Charles A. "Chuck" Puga III (2004) Richard D. Redd (2004*)
Ezekiel "Zeke" Jimemez (1981*) Debra "Debbie" Snook (2004) Russell C. "Russ" Sabo (2004*) 
Henry Robert "Bob" Haley (1978) Louie D. Carleo (2003) James Joseph Flood (2003)
Larry Tommie Pickering (1976) Frank Thomas Flood (2003*) Jerry Lisle "Too Much" Pike (2003*)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p) Steve Henson (2002) Patrick Geonetta (2001)
Ethel "Teach" Wentworth (1974*) Penny Zavichas (2002) Michael J. "Mike" Cunico (2000)
Harry Hugh "Chief" Simmons (1973*+) Edmund Francis (2001) Donald Eugene "Don" Perko (2000)
  Richard "Dick" Giarratino (2001) Michael Dean Martinez (1997)
  Charles Allen "Chuck" Kochenberger (2001) Wayne Gerard Pechek (1997)
  Jordan B. Berge (2000) Pat Allen Rea (1997)
  William B. "Bill" Hodges, Jr. (2000) Carl Michael Taibi (1997)
  Dr. John Eugene Skube (2000) Joel Walter "Bear" Herzog (1996*p)
  Charles Louis "Chuck" Haering (1999) Anne D. Beblavi (1995)
  Sam Dazzio (2000) George Luiz (1995)
  Leonard Butler (1998) Rick Pobst (1995*p)
  Freda Ann Hancock (1998) Joe Mohorcich(1993)
  Bradley Earl "Brad" Ranson (1998) Sam F. "Rabbit" Ferraro (1992*)
  Anthony Joseph "Tony" Ribaudo (1998) Joseph "Salvy" Hernandez (1992*p)
  Joe Bonacquista (1997) Michael M. "Mike" Milner (1992)
  Michael Gene "Mike" Chorak (1997) Loree "Pi" Sanford (1992*)
  Michael Daniel "Dan" Radiff (1997) Richard L. "Dick" Yates (1992)
  Joseph Andenucio (1996) George D. Amaya (1991*)
  David Q. "Duv" Dudley (1996) Lorraine (Hall) Zabukovic (1991)
  Joseph L. "Joe" Massaro, Jr. (1995) Anthony "Tony" Andenucio (1990*p)
  William F. "Bill" Brown (1994) Gerald "Jerry" Starika (1990)
  Darrell Bruce Colvin (1994) Ernie "the Fighting Gamecock" Lara (1989*)
  Judy M. Fellhauer (1994) Robert "Bobby" Pechek (1989*) 
  Don "Sma Duch" Schmidli (1994) Ronald Bruce "Ronny" McDowell (1988*)
  Brian Hochevar (1993) Luz V. Montelongo (1988)
  Richard "Rich" Riesner (1993) Frank Stephen Pagano (1988*)
  Sel Elizondo (1992) Peter C. "Pete" Pomeleo (1988*)
  Dennis Lawrence Shefcyk (1992*) Fred A. "Coogan" Pechek (1988*)
  Louis "Lou" Amaya (1991*) Phyllis Long (1986)
  Denton Harold "Denny" Stilson (1991*) Nathaniel "Nate" Jones (1985)
  Bobby M. "Bob" Graham (1990) Dr. Albert D. Potestio (1985*)
  Gene Hochevar (1990) Michael L. "Mike" Duran (1984) 
  John DeNardo (1988*) John X. "Johnnie" Elbeck (1984*)
  Prince Knafelc (1988*) Dick Ledoux (1984)
  David S. Knapp (1988) William Ansel "Bill" Gower II (1982)
  Robert J. "Bobby"/"Hawk" Martinez (1988) David C. "Dave" Parlapiano (1982*)
  Norman G. Colglazier (1987) Robert William "Bob" Pobst (1982*)
  Chester W. "Bill" Corder (1987) Q.B. Pryor (1982*)
  Richard Ryan "Rich" Purcell (1987) Ezekiel "Zeke" Jimemez (1981*)
  Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro (1986) Phillip L. "Hank" Pechek (1981*p)
  Joe E. Garcia (1985) Frank E. Perko, Jr. (1981*)
  Frank DeLeon (1984) Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)
  Richard S. "Rich" Vivoda (1984) Robert Emmett "Bob" McGraw (1979*p)
  Mike William Housh (1983) Frank Richard "Pap" Papish (1978*p)
  Ruth Louise Hulsey (1983 Jimmie Earl "Jim" Ranson (1978) 
  Luther J. Nava (1983) Rodney A. Wallace (1978*)
  Charles "George" Simms, Jr. (1982*) James L. "Jim" Fimple (1977*)
  Hoy E. Frakes (1981) Henry "Hank" Gilmore (1977*p)
  James S. "Jim" Grieve (1981*) Ida J. Jones (1977*)
  George A. Grosvenor (1980*) Omar Joseph "Turk" Lown (1976)
  Peter Anton Elich Jr. (1976*)  Dennis Hagaman (1975*p)
  Edward V. "Ed" Posa (1975) David Packard (1975*)
  Earl Harry 'Dutch' Clark (1973+*) Gordon Allott (1974*)
  Gary L. Knafelc (1973+) Floretta "Doty" McCutcheon (1974*p)
    Olga E. Tezak (1974)
    Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)
    Calvin "Cal" Tatum (1973+)

 

 

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