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
Sunday, 21 January 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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By Year of Induction

This is the Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) list by year of induction. The GPSA was established on Sept. 27, 1972, when the first meeting was held in the Centennial High School cafeteria. Since then, it has inducted members into its Hall of Fame every year: 


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

(339 total honorees)

1973 (11 Honorees)
Earl "Dutch" Clark...*(p) 8/78
Harry Simmons...*9/90
Bruno DeRose...*(p) 9/72
Tom Keach...*7/16
Gary Knafelc
Raymond "Red" LeMasters...*9/02
Tony Niccoli...*(p) 2/73
Bill McClatchey...*11/82
Ed Orazem...*5/76
Ed Smith...*6/01
Cal Tatum

1976 (Eight Honorees)
James Howard "Buff" Abell...*(p) 2/76
Judge Hatfield Chilson...*9/91
Ken Coatney...*2/91
Peter Anton Elich, Jr...*3/10
Omar "Turk" Lown...*7/16
Larry Pickering
Sollie Raso...*6/16
Otto W. "Tink" Snapp...*2/02

1979 (Four Honorees)
Jim Blasing...*1/17
Julius Dammann...*7/00
Robert McGraw...*(p) 6/78
Fred F. Smith...*12/87

1982: (Eight Honorees)
Bill Gower
Bill Heath...*1/88
Dave Parlapiano...*9/08
Jack Parsons...*12/12
Bob Pobst...*6/05
Rev. John Power...*(p) 9/69
Q.B. Pryor...*11/00
Charles George Simms...*6/02

1985: (Eight Honorees)
Pat (Whitmore) Allsup
Joe Garcia
Nate Jones
Jody Lane
Albert Potestio...*12/94
Andy Sackman...*3/00
Ruben Tafoya...*8/03
Ernie Watkins...11/01

1988: (11 Honorees)
Leonard Butler
John DeNardo...*4/13
John Greco...*7/05
Prince Knafelc...*9/90
Brian McCartney...*1/98
Robert Martinez...*8/16
Ronny McDowell...*8/01
Luz Montelongo Jr.
Frank Pagano...*6/08
Walt Pickard
Pete Pomeleo...*(p) 2/83

1991: (Eight Honorees)
George Amaya...*11/94
Don McIntosh
Pete Pisciotta...*8/00
Ray Pusedu
Denny Stilson...*6/09
Jerry Traylor
Wilbur "Willie" Wright...*10/94
Lorraine Zabukovic

1994: (Seven Honorees)
Tom Brockman
Bill Brown
Bruce Colvin
Judy (Zobeck) Fellhauer
Charlie Hoffman...*(p) 4/92
John Klomp
Don Schmidll

1997: (Eight Honorees)
Mike Chorak
Judy Hildner
Dan Luna
Dean Martinez
Wayne Pechek
Dan Radiff
Pat Rea...*6/13
Carl Taibi

2000: (Nine Honorees)
Jordan Berge
Mike Cunico
Sam Dazzio
Pete Falletta
Bill Hodges
Fred A. Pechek, Jr...*12/05
Don Perko
John Skube
Larry Wagner

2003: (Six Honorees)
Louie D. Carleo
Frank Flood...*2/10
James Joseph Flood...9/11
Loren H. Kilstoffe...11/10
Jerry Lisle Pike...*(p) 2/67
Dewey Sullivan

2006: (Six Honorees)
Joe M. Folda
Roger Hargraves...*(p) 5/04
Jim Harrison
Dave Lockett
Joe Prater...*(p) 8/04
Gary Salimeno

2009: (Six Honorees)
Gary Adamson
Ray Baker
Mark DeRose
Pat McGraw
Joe Pannunzio II
Joe Puleo III...*6/84

2012: (Seven Honorees)
Gary Gehlhoff
Jack Hildner...*(p) 5/12
Walter Hill...*5/13
Andrew "Chink" Mihalick...*(p) 4/76
Ruth Shelton
Terry Snider
William Yalotz, Sr....*(p) 8/88

2015: (Five Honorees)
Dee Dee Dominquez
Kathleen Hancock
Charlie Manning
Ed Reinert
John Wristen

2018:


1974 (Eight Honorees)
Gordon Allott...*1/89
Joe "Awful" Coffee...3/94
Oneal Hobbs...*10/87
Sam T. Jones...*5/81
Ed Lesar...*(p) 1/71
Floretta McCutcheon...*(p) 2/67
Olga Tezak...*3/84
Ethel Wentworth...*3/90

1977 (10 Honorees)
Ross Beatty...*9/83
Joe Bonacquista
Herb Casebeer...*1/09
Jim Fimple...*4/82
Henry Gordon Gilmore...*(p) 7/71
Joseph Edward Hughes...*5.86
Leland S. Johnson...*12/12
Ida J. Jones...*2/83
Homer C. Thompson...*11/87
James D. Smith...*(p) 11/72

1980 (Seven Honorees)
John Arellano...*5/95
Sam Corsentino...*11/14
George A. Grosvenor...*9/01
Dave Novak...*1/04
Mel Spence
Tom Stanton...*3/06
George Williams Sr...*

1983: (10 Honorees)
Bob Armijo
Vern D. Cochran
Voyd "Butch" Elich...*5/87
Charles G. Hitchcock...*10/05
Mike Housh
Ruth Hulsey
Ralph "Giggs" Lindsey...*4/00
Dan Milusnic...*4/95
Luther Nava
Mike Mills Vunovich...*(p) 12/60

1986: (Six Honorees)
Paul DeFoyd...*4/07
Chuck DePietro
C.T. Fitzgerald...*2/95
Phyllis Long
Tim Simmons
John Tate...*11/05

1989: (Seven Honorees) 
Jim Blanc
Paul Gradishar
Jack Helmsing...*6/90
Ernie Lara...*11/04
Ray LeMasters II...*7/89
Art Martinez
Bobby Pechek...*11/02

1992: (10 Honorees)
Sel Elizondo
Sam "The Rabbit" Ferraro...9/10
Joseph "Selvy" Hernandez...6/91
Michael M. Milner...8/03
Tano Ozzello...2/05
Dr. John W. Sabo, Jr....*(p) 1/76
Loree "Pi" Sanford...*5/00
Dennis Shefcyk...*8/00
John Vecchio...*7/00
Richard Yates

1995: (Six Honorees)
Anne (Vento) Beblavi
Jim Lucero
George Luiz...*6/15
Joe Massaro
Gene Morenz
Rick Pobst...*(p) 4/86

1998: (11 Honorees)
Kay Aguilar
Jerry Ellis..*9/08
Fred "Coogan" Pechek...*11/02
Joe Concialdi
Freda Hancock
Dave Knapp
Brad Ranson
Anthony Ribaudo
Dave Styduhar
Dewie Thornton
Elizabeth "Liz" Villegas...*(p) 1/98

2001: (10 Honorees)
Edmund Francis
Patrick Geonetta
Richard Giarratano
Charles Kochenberger
Sonja Melton
Ethelyn Jones Potestio...*10/08
Fred Rodriquez
Roger Samuels
G. Owen Smith...*3/08
Kent Smith

2004 (11 Honorees):
Steven Cathcart
Jerry Cunico
Dale Drummond...*(p) 4/99
Robert "Bobby" Gonzales
Nick Graham
John "Mike" Lynch
Charles Puga II
Richard Redd...*9/05
Russell Sabo...*2/06
Debra Snook
Thomas "Mike" Waters

2007: (Six Honorees)
Jeff Bonacquista
Sam Clay...*(p) 4/07
Bennie Garcia
David Mihalick
David "Mike" Spence
Dennis Trujillo

2010: (Six Honorees)
Christy Bivin
Nino Giarratano
Becky Golob
William Hybl
Kirk Kochenberger
Frances Price

2013: (Six Honorees)
Anthony Hegler
Jim Reynolds
Stan Sanchez
Rick Shelton
Ronald Smith
Curt Topping

2016: (Three Honorees)
Victor Keen
Don "Corkey" Madrid
Niki Touddsint Whitaker

1975 (Seven Honorees)
Vernon Cochran...*4/94
Dennis Hagaman...*(p) 7/70
Frank S. Hoag Jr...*7/89
David Packard...*3/96
Ed Posa
Frank Slack...*11/90
Marshall "Moe" Springer

1978 (Eight Honorees)
Lou Amaya...*4/99
Bob Haley
Willard Stanley Kettering...*6/83
Frank Papish...*(p) 8/65
Jim Ranson
Charles Dale Rea...*1/01
Bob Trevithick
Rodney Wallace...*7/13

1981 (Eight Honorees)
Ernie Ballotti
Dave Baxter...*1/88
Hoy Frakes
Jim Grieve...*11/13
Ezekiel "Zeke" Jimenez...*12/89
Hank Pechek...*(p) 8/80
Frank Perko...*10/94
Mahlon T. "Butch" White

1984: (Nine Honorees)
Mike Duran
Frank DeLeon
John Elbeck...*5/04
Tom Gilmore...*(p) 10/82
J. Newell Hall...*4/10
Dick Ledoux
George Newton...*(p) 3/49
John L. Rivas...*8/10
Rich Vivoda

1987: (Six Honorees)
Jim Bongirno...*7/95
Norm Colglazier
Bill Corder...*4/00
Sam Pagano
Rich Purcell
Isobel (De Fiore) Simpson...*10/03

1990: (Four Honorees)
Tony Andenucio...*(p) 3/77
Bobby Graham
Gene Hochevar...*12/10
Gerald Starika

1993: (Eight Honorees) 
Mickey Giarrantano
Brian Hochevar
John Lenhart
Joe Morhorich
Tom Muhic
Rich Riesner
Dave Socier...12/17
Don Stutters

1996: (Five Honorees)
Joe Andenucio
Jessie Banks
Dave Dudley
Joel Herzog...*(p) 9/95
Dick Vinci...*2/12

1999: (Three Honorees)
Charles "Chuck" Haering
Robert "Bob" Rawlings..3/17
Carmen Rivas

2002: (Six Honorees)
Dan DeRose
Steve Henson
Daniel J. Rosales
Jerry Lee Sisneros
Fred Trujillo
Penny Zavichas

2005: (Seven Honorees)
Eugene "Gene" Albo
Jeff Arnold
Walt Clay...*5/13
Douglas Cooley (Lee Douglas)...*2/12
Dave Netherton
John Salimeno...*(p) 11/02
Rick Willits

2008: (Eight Honorees)
Eddie DeRose...*1/17
Chris Haering
Mark Haering
Jerry Kersey...*(p) 9/05
Elliott Plese...*(p) 12/02
Ken Ramos...*5/16
Ed Renck
John A. Salas

2011: (Six Honorees)
Alan Colglazier
David Gallich...*(p) 11/02
Karen (Koshak) Griebel
Keith Lane
Franky "Inky" Pechek..*(p) 9/87
Dan "Kosho" Trujillo

2014: (10 Honorees)
Shelly Borton
Kendra Nogare-Drury
George Kaplan
Shiloh Justice
Marla Lanham
George Mastrini...*(p) 10/77
Ev Thalhamer
Bill Trevithick
Travis Wolther
George Zaharias...*(p) 5/84

2017: (13 Honorees)
Robert Busia...*(p) 10/65
Rich Busia
Carol Barker-Cosby
Greg Critchett
John Gallina
Art Gonzales
Paula Henson
Rich Lane
Timmie Jo Miller-Lisac
Ron Oreskovich...*(p) 7/09
David Perkins
Eileen Krasovic-Perez
Tim Urenda


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