Year Inducted: 1985
Nominated By: B. Ernest Watkins
Sports Competed In: N/A
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Contributor

Jody LaneJody Lane

High School:
Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1951.

Professional Affiliations:
Vice President of the City Park Dolphins Swimming Club (1962)...Named the President of the club in 1964.

Contributions:
● Instrumental in forming the Southeastern League.
● Served on the Board of Directors for 15 years, serving as Secretary for seven years.
● Supported inter-state competitive swimming (including New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, Texas & South Dakota.).
● Southeastern Swim league introduced competitive swimming to La Junta, Lamar, Rocky Ford, Las Animas, Monte Vista, Canon City and other areas in the Arkansas Valley.
● Instrumental in organizing support for the construction of indoor pools in District #60 high Schools.
● Also started an annual awards program to recognize excellence in swimming.
● Elected to the State A.A.U. Swim Committee and was President for to years (1976-77).
● Certified as a member of the Colorado Association of Swim Officials (CASO) and was instrumental in establishing a local CASO.
● Lane worked the decks at High School meets as stroke judge, timer, clerk of the course.
● Leadership in paper drives and chili suppers as fund raisers for the team.
● In 1979, ran for District #60 School Board, at Large, without any endorsement and won.
● Appointed Director of Region #6 of the Advisory Council.
● Governor appointed her to the State Council of Governments (PACOG).
● Certified A.A.U. Swimming official - 10 years officiating at Junior Olympics and State Championship meets.
● She was selected to Officiate the Olympics Sports Festival Swimming events in 1978-79.
● Appointed Administrative Assistant to the Director of Parks and Recreation in February of 1985.

Honors:
● First certified officials to officiate local High School swim meets.
● Officiated Colorado State High School Swim Championships for the the last seven years.
● Twice received the Southeastern Swim League Distinguished Service Award for services rendered (1972, 1979).
● Received an award in 1972 for contribution to competitive Swimming by the City of Pueblo.
● Honored by co-workers for dedication to swimming in 1977.
● The A.A.U. State Swim Committee honored her in 1979 for her contribution to swimming.
● Elected to "Who's Who of American Women" (1977-78).
● Cited as Pueblo "Sportswoman of the Year" in 1983.

Occupation:
● Full Time for the City as Aquatic Director.
● Serves on the Board of Directors to the Pueblo Swim Club.
● Hires 150 people who work the City pools in the summer time.
● Coordinates pool time for all activities.

Personal:
Lives in Pueblo with her husband, Arthur "Art" Lane...Passed away August 7, 2019.


GPSA "L" By The Numbers

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

1
Archery

Phyllis Long (1986)

Athlete/Coach/Contributor
Richard B. "Rich" Lane (2017)

Athlete/Contributor
Dan Luna (1997*)

Attended H.S. Inside Colorado
Phyllis Long (1986)
Canon City H.S., Canon City, CO

Attended Pueblo Catholic H.S.
John Thomas Lane (2019*p)

Attended Pueblo County/Pueblo South H.S.
Timmie-Jo Miller-Lisac (2017)

Charter Member
Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)

Golf
James Lucero (1995*)

Pueblo Gymnastics School
James Lucero (1995*)

Pueblo Swim Program
JoAnne "Jody" Lane (1985*)

Soccer
Nadia Lopez (2021)

Tennis
Dan Luna (1997*)

 

2
Attended H.S. Outside Colorado
George Luiz (1995)
Jefferson H.S., Rochester, N.Y.
Omar Joseph "Turk" Lown (1976)
Lane H.S., Queens, N.Y.

Baseball
John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004)
Omar Joseph "Turk" Lown (1976)

Boxing
Ernie "the Fighting Gamecock" Lara (1989*)
Ralph E. "Giggs" Lindsey (1983*)

Contributors
James Lucero (1995*)
Jo Anne "Jody" Lane (1985)

Cross Country
John C. Lenhart, Jr. (1993)
Dick Ledoux (1984)

Softball
Timmie-Jo Miller-Lisac (2017)
George Luiz (1995)

Wrestling
Clif Laughlin (2022)
Pat Laughlin (2019)

3

Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p)
Ralph E. "Giggs" Lindsey (1983*)
Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)

Honorees Awarded Posthumously
John Thomas Lane (2019*p)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p)

 

4
Athlete/Coach
Clif Laughlin (2022)
Timmie-Jo Miller-Lisac (2017)
Keith Allen Lane (2011)
John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004)

Attended Pueblo East H.S.
Clif Laughlin (2022)
Pat Laughlin (2019)
Keith Allen Lane (2011)
Dick Ledoux (1984)

Attended Pueblo South H.S.
Nadia Lopez (2021)
John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004)
John C. Lenhart, Jr. (1993)
Dick Ledoux (1984)

Track
Richard B. "Rich" Lane (2017)
John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004)
John C. Lenhart, Jr. (1993)
Dick Ledoux (1984)

 

5
Attended Pueblo Central H.S.

Dave Lockett (2006)
Dan Luna (1997*)
James Lucero (1995*)
Jo Anne "Jody" Lane (1985)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p)

Coaches
Pat Laughlin (2019)
Dave Lockett (2006)
John C. Lenhart, Jr. (1993)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p)

 

7
Basketball
Nadia Lopez (2021)
Timmie-Jo Miller-Lisac (2017)
John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p)
Ralph E. "Giggs" Lindsey (1983*)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p)
Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)

 

8
Athlete
Nadia Lopez (2021)
John Thomas Lane (2019*p)
George Luiz (1995)
Ernie "the Fighting Gamecock" Lara (1989*)
Phyllis Long (1986)
Dick Ledoux (1984)
Omar Joseph "Turk" Lown (1976)
Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)

9
Football
Clif Laughlin (2022)
John Thomas Lane (2019*p)
Richard B. "Rich" Lane (2017)
Keith Allen Lane (2011)
John M. "Mike" Lynch (2004)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p)
Ralph E. "Giggs" Lindsey (1983*)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p)
Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)

Honorees Deceased
James Lucero (1995*)
John Thomas Lane (2019*p)
JoAnne "Jody" Lane (1985*)
Ernie "the Fighting Gamecock" Lara (1989*)
Raymond Earl "Ray" LeMasters II (1989*p)
Ralph E. "Giggs" Lindsey (1983*)
Edward "Ed" Lesar (1974*p)
Raymond E. "Red" LeMasters (1973*+)

 

22
Honorees in "L" 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