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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Ronald "Big O" Oreskovich

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S., gradiuating in 1963..Oreskovich was a seven sport letterman: Football and basketball (two years each) and basball (three years).

Achievements:  Ron (Big 0) Oreskovich began his sports career on the dirt sports fields of St. Marys Catholic grade school, in Pueblo, where he played football, basketball and softball from 1956 -57. In 1958 he attended Keating Jr. High playing both football and basketball. In 1959, he was the starting center for the Komanches city championship basketball team..

Ron attended Central,where he was a tight end on Centrals 1961 state Championship football team, and also played in the all state football game and the all city baseball game, when he was a
senior. He pitched for Alibi Lounge in the Summer Softball Rec. League, and the result was two state championships..

In 1963, Oreskovich pitched for the 1st time in the PSA (Premier Softball Association), had a tryout with the Yankees,and joined the US Air Force (USAF) The "Big O" pitched a lot in the USAF for Vandenberg AFB,but was also picked up by other AF softball teams who flew him to and from tournaments.

Ron got out of the USAF in 1967 and became a force to be reckoned with in the PSA. At about 6' 2", the big lefty could throw a fastball, riseball, drop, curveball, and a change up.

The "Big O" hung up his spikes in 1975 and went onto become a successful banker for Minnequa Bank for 30 years. He became a dedicated and prized employee for the bank and for his many clients. He rose to Vice-President at the bank and served on its Board of Directors.

Related Activities: Ron was involved with his community in the Rotary Club, Old Timers Baseball, Preseren Glee Club, Pueblo Builders Association, Pueblo Bowling Hall of Fame, and numerous other groups, where he almost always served a term as their President. He was a finance member for St. Mary's Church, and the Diocese of Pueblo, where his financial expertise was of great benefit.

Personal: Ron passed away in July, 2009. He is surviived by his wife, Diana and two children,  Ronald M. and Kristin.

  

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