Year Inducted: 1997
Nominated By: Brian Macartney
Sports Competed In: N/A
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Contributor

Judy Hildner

High School:
Attended Pueblo Catholic High, graduating in 1966...Served as the sports statistician for three years (1964-66)...Was a member of the Student Government Pueblo Catholic in 1962, and was given the Outstanding Senior Award (1966).

Went to Southern Colorado State College (SCSC), and graduated in 1969...Was a dual major at SCSC, studying Graphics and Mass Communication.

● Member of the Runyon Field Board of Directors and served as its Treasurer.
● Served on the CHSAA Hall of Fame Founding Committee and the Colorado Press Association.
● Elected to be the Chairman for the 1996 Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.
● Regional President of the Pueblo Newspaper Guild (1996-97).
● Received the South Central League Media Award (1989).
● Treasurer of the Southern Colorado Press Club.
● Member of School District #60 R&R Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee.

Worked for 46 years with The Pueblo Chieftain Newspaper (since 1966)...Probably the first woman newspaper Sports Editor in Colorado (from 1990 to Sept. 2012 - 22 years) - Retired at end of Sept. 2012.

Lived in Pueblo with her husband, Jack Hildner...Proud mom of twin sons Matt and Thad...Passed away Dec. 22, 2020.

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
Class of 2007