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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Russell C. "Russ" Sabo

High School: Attended Pueblo St. Patrick's H.S., graduating in 1928...Played four years (1025-28) at center on the Shamrocks basketball team...Russell played on State Catholic Championship Team that took fourth place in the National Catholic Tournament where was named the Most Valuable Player of the Tournament...Played on the Piggly Wiggly basketball team of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)...Played four years of baseball manning first base from 1925-28.  

College: Begin his career at Notre Dame where he played forward on the Irish basketball team for one season (1929-30)...Russell transferred to Colorado College, in Colorado Springs, CO, where graduated in 1933...Sabo was a member of the Tigers baseball team for four seasons (1930-33) playing first base.

Achievements: Sabo recruited by “Dutch” Clark (Basketball Coach at Colorado College during his off season playing football for thee Detroit Lions) to come to Colorado College and play basketball for them.            
        
Occupation: Started the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store Chain...Sales with the Monroe Calculator Company...Later a division of Litton Industries...He worked for Monroe-Litton as a salesman for 30 years in Cheyenne, WY.

Personal: Lived in Cheyenne, WY with his wife, Carol (Mesnar) Sabo...Russell passed away on February 8, 2006.

 

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