GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
CSU-Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Sunday, 07 March 2021

GPSA Meetings

THERE ARE NO MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR THE REST OF 2020 DUE TO COVID-19. Below are the TENTATIVE meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2021 calendar year. All meeting are held on the third Monday of the month in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

Mar. 15 Apr. 19 May 17 Aug. 16
Sept. 20 Oct. 18

 

Banquet Date/Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  The 2020 Banquet is tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Go to the Application tab above to download and fill out an application today.

If you have any questions about the application, please contact Anthony Hegler, President of the GPSA. His email address is tonyhegler@centurylink.net

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Rodney A. Wallace

Before High School: Wallace played football for the Bantam League "Indians" which were crowned City Champions...He was a member of the Keating Junior H.S. football team (playing center) that won the City Championship and also played basketball.

High School: Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1967...Rodney was a three-sport standout, playing football, basketball and track...On the gridiron, Wallace, who was 6'1" and 260 lbs., helped the Wildcats to the 1966 State Football Championship...During his senior season (1967), he was named the captain of the team and earned All-City and All-State football honors...As a member of the track squad, Rodney was an All-City and All-State selection.

College: Went to the University of New Mexico... Earned three varsity letters playing offense and defense tackle (6'5" and 265 lbs) on the Lobos football team.... Named captain and selected to the All-Western Athletic Conference team two consecutive seasons (1969-70).
 
Professional Football: Drafted in the tenth round (as an offensive tackle) by the Dallas Cowboys in 1970...In his rookie year with Dallas, they beat Miami in the Super Bowl...In 1974, Rodney, had an operation on his spine and decided to retire.
 
After Professional Football: When Rodney's football career ended he accepted a position in sales and promotions with Clairol Inc.,..A highly competitive business, as was his career in athletics, in which he excelled.  His work brought him to Pueblo once a month which gives him the opportunity to renew friendships...Rodney was an inspiration to all high school athletes in Pueblo to excel in whatever they may choose.  His H.S. coach was Ed Lesar.

Occupation: Sales

Personal: Rodney passed away on July 21, 2013.

 

 

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