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
Saturday, 25 November 2017

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.

Jan. 15 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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Jerry H. "Kerz" Kersey

Before High School: Kersey competed in the Bambino World Series in 1974.

High School: Attended Rye H.S., Rye, Colorado where he graduated in 1980...Was a starting quarterback for the Thunderbolts for four years (1976-79) and recorded a career mark of 67 wins and 7 losses...Averaged 5.1 yards per carry and over 100 yards per game...Named All-Conference First Team and the Most Valuable Player at quarterback four consecutive years...Made three state tournament appearances and was selected to the All-State team three years... Amassed 71 wins and 14 losses as the starting point guard on the basketball team for four years (1977-80)...Kersey averaged 21 points, 5 steals and 7 assists a game during his senior year...Jerry was the team MVP four consecutive seasons...He was a four-time member of the All-Conference team, earned three All-State distinctions, helped Rye H.S., to three state tournament appearances and made the All-State team two years and played in the All-State basketball game at the end of his senior season...Kersey was a state qualifier on the Thunderbolts track team as a sprinter, competing in the 100, 200, 400 yard dashes for four years (1977-80)...he was a state placer for four years in the 100 and 200 and a state qualifier and placer in the long jump and member of 800 Relay team.
    
College: Jerry was a point guard his freshman year of college at West Texas State (1981), transferred to Frank Phillips Junior College and played two seasons and earned All-Conference honors (1983-84) before returning to Colorado to go play point guard for a season (1984-85) for the Indians at Adams State College, in Alamosa, Colorado.  

Achievements: He received the "Fred Steinmark Award"  as the top High School student athlete in the State of Colorado in 1980 as a senior at Rye H.S. - The Steinmark Award is the highest student/athlete award that is possible to win in the State of Colorado in all classes.  It is awarded to the top student/athlete based on character, citizenship, leadership, athletic and academic accomplishments...Jerry was awarded the "Brian Macartney Award", awarded, each year, by the Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) to the Outstanding Male High School athlete in Pueblo County in 1980...Kersey was bestowed the "Pete J. Carver Memorial Award” as the top student athlete at Rye H.S. - It is the Schools' most prestigious award.
                
Personal: Lived in Pueblo West, Colorado with his wife Wendy... He succumbed to cancer on September 21, 2005 at age 43.   

  

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