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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Ronald A. Smith

High School: Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S... Two-star athelete (Basketball and track)...Tallest basketball player in Centennial history at 7'2 3/8"...As a sophomore was the starting center, averaging 11.0.ppg...During his junior season, Smith led the Bulldogs to the SCL championship and the State title game against Denver Manual...Named to the All-Tournament (state), All-City, All-South Central League, All-State team for his basketball prowess...In his senior season, Smith averaged 25.0 ppg and led his team to a second Conference Championship and the State Title game against Denver Thomas Jefferson, falling 71-68. Named All-Tourney, All-State, All-Conference and All-City teams...Selected to the Pueblo Chieftain - "Player-of-the-Year" and the "McDonald's All-American Team"... Ron finished his career with 1,068 points, a single season Bulldog record 379 points and a single game record of 38 pts. against Pueblo East High School...To this date, Smith is the ONLY pueblo basketball player named to the "McDonald's All-American Team"... Lettered in track for the Bulldogs and set a high-jump record of 6’ ¼” that stood until it was broken by his younger brother, John.

College: Attended Colorado University two years (1968-69) playing basketball (center)...Was a starter as a sophomore on team that won league championship... Transferred to Wichita State.. Sat out first season due to transfer rules.. His 1970-71 stint with the Shockers was cut short when he broke his arm and encountered knee problems mid-way through the season.

Personal: Lives in Colorado Springs, CO.

 

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