Year Inducted: 2005
Nominated By: John Caligaris, Dick Vinci
Sports Competed In: Basketball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete

David NethertonDavid Netherton

High School:
Attended Pueblo East H.S., graduating in 1977...Played three years of basketball for the Eagles from 1974-77 at center...Earned All City; All Conference honors as a sophomore... Named to the McDonald’s All-American team, he was 1 out of 60 chosen nationally.

High School Achievements:
● Earned All City; All Conference honors as a sophomore.
● Named to the McDonald’s All-American team, he was 1 out of 60 chosen nationally.

 


Year
Team
Record
Team
Finish  
Points
Avg.
Rebounds
Avg.
Block Shots
Avg.
(Soph.) 1974-1975  9-9    15.9  12.0  7.0
(Junior) 1975-1976  23-3 SCL Champions; 3rd in State  22.0  14.3  7.2
(Senior) 1976-1977  23-3 SCL Champions; 2nd in State  18.8  14.9  7.5

 

 

 

 

College:
Went to Colorado University (1977-79) and Pepperdine University in California (1979-82) where he played college basketball.

Professional:
Played professional basketball in the European Professional League, playing one season for Lucerne, Switzerland (Team STV) in 1982-83 and three seasons (1983-86) for Langon, France (Team Stade).

Personal:
Lives in Mesa, AZ.

 


GPSA "N" By The Numbers

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

1
Athlete
David "Dave" Netherton (2005)

Athlete/Coach
Luther J. Nava (1983)

Attended First Meeting
David J. "Dave" Novak (1980*>)

Attended Pueblo Central H.S.
David J. "Dave" Novak (1980*>)

Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Luther J. Nava (1983)

Attended Pueblo East H.S.
David "Dave" Netherton (2005)

Attended H.S. Inside Colorado
Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p)
Trinidad H.S., Trinidad, CO

Attended H.S. Outside Colorado
George A. "Newt" Newton (1984*p)
In Illinois

Charter Inductee
Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p)

Charter Inductee
Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p)

Coach/Contributor/Official
David J. "Dave" Novak (1980*>)

Contributor
George A. "Newt" Newton (1984*p)

Football
Luther J. Nava (1983)

Official
Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p)

2 
Basketball
David "Dave" Netherton (2005)
Luther J. Nava (1983)

AHonorees Awarded Posthumously
George A. Newton (1984*p)
Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p)

 

3
Honorees Deceased
JGeorge A. "Newt" Newton (1984*p)
David J. "Dave" Novak (1980*>)
Tony Niccoli, Jr. (1973+*p )

5
Honorees in "N" Section

Remembering Our Fallen GPSA Inductees

The Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) has announced a list of honorees that have passed since the 2022 induction ceremony on Nov. 16.

 

Dennis TrujilloDennis Trujillo
11/28/2022
Class of 2007