Year Inducted: 2014
Nominated By: Hoy E. Frakes (colleague)
Sports Competed In: Football, Softball, Tennis
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach

Bill TrevithickHigh School:
Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1950... Played football (halfback) and tennis (doubles) for the Wildcats from 1948-50.

College:
Went to Pueblo Junior College (PJC) and played tennis (singles and doubles) for two seasons (1951 and 1956)... He joined the Ninth Naval District where he played tennis and was a pitcher on the softball team for three years (1952-54)...Trevithick returned to Colorado and attended Colorado State College of Education (now the University of Northern Colorado) where he played one season of tennis (1957) before graduating in 1958.

Athletic Achievements:
● Trevithick won the 1950 Colorado State H.S. Doubles Championship with Jerry Starika for Pueblo Central.
● At PJC, Bob won the Conference Singles Championship in 1951.
● Conference Doubles Champion with Ted Aguilera in 1956.
● Ninth Naval District Singles Tennis Champion (1952-53).

Coaching:
Bill coached the tennis teams at Pueblo Central H.S., for six years (1962-69).

Related Activities:
Bill survived being hit by a Rip Ripley pitch (pitcher for the National Champion - Pueblo VFW softball team), during a game at the Pueblo City Park Softball Field.

Contributions:
● Taught long range navigation to navy pilots from 1953-55. Skills needed for the Korean War.
● Bill has served on the Board of the Pueblo Area Chapter of Credit Unions, the Boars of the Colorado Credit.
● Trevithick continues to serve as Treasurer of Sunwest Credit Union, as well as serving on the Diocesan Finance Council for the Pueblo Diocese.
● Elected "Volunteer of the Year" by the Colorado Credit Union Association (CCUA) in 2009.
● In keeping with Athletics, he has organized five different golf tournaments for the Colorado Credit Union foundation, that raised over $25,000.

Professional Affiliations:
Bill is a lifetime member of the National Education Association (NEA).

Honors:
Elected to the Pueblo Central H.S., “Hall of Honor” in 2013.

Occupation:
Teacher/Coach/Administrator in School District #60.

Personal:
Lived in Pueblo, CO...Passed away on Oct. 26, 2018.


GPSA "T" By The Numbers

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

1
Administrator

Robert S. "Bob" Trevithick (1978 LM)

Athlete/Contributor
Joe "Joe T" Taravella (2021*p)

Attended H.S. Inside Colorado
John Paul Tate (1986*)
La Junta H.S., La Junta, CO

Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Dennis Robert Trujillo (2007)

Golf
Olga E. Tezak (1974*)

GPSA Charter Member
Calvin "Cal" Tatum (1973+)

GPSA Lifetime Member
Robert S. "Bob" Trevithick (1978 LM)

Wrestling
Curt J. "Top Cat" Topping (2013)

Youth Basketball
Ruben Tafoya (1985*)

 

2
Athlete/Coach/Administrator
Anthony “Tony” John Taibi (2020)
Deward Lee "Dewey" Thornton (1998)

Attended H.S. Outside Colorado
Everett C. "Ev" Thalhamer (2014)
East Aurora H.S., East Aurura, IL
Calvin "Cal" Tatum (1973+)
Muskegon H.S., Muskegon, MI

Attended Pueblo Roncalli H.S.
Anthony “Tony” John Taibi (2020)
Carl Michael Taibi (1997*)

Coach
Frederick Martin "Fred" Trujillo (2002)
John Paul Tate (1986*)

Softball
William "Bill" Trevithick (2014*)
Dan Robert "Kosho" Trujillo (2011)

 

 

3
Athlete/Coach
Everett C. "Ev" Thalhamer (2014)
William "Bill" Trevithick (2014*)
Dan Robert "Kosho" Trujillo (2011)

Attended Pueblo South H.S.
Curt J. "Top Cat" Topping (2013)
Dan Robert "Kosho" Trujillo (2011)
Jerry K. Traylor (1991*)

Baseball
Joe "Joe T" Taravella (2021*p)
Anthony “Tony” John Taibi (2020)
Dan Robert "Kosho" Trujillo (2011)

Contributor
Jerry K. Traylor (1991*)
Ruben Tafoya (1985*)
Homer C. Thompson (1977*)

Tennis
Everett C. "Ev" Thalhamer (2014)
William "Bill" Trevithick (2014*)
Robert S. "Bob" Trevithick (1978 LM)

Track
Anthony “Tony” John Taibi (2020)
Dennis Robert Trujillo (2007)
John Paul Tate (1986*)

 

4
Attended Pueblo Central H.S.
Joe "Joe T" Taravella (2021*p)
William "Bill" Trevithick (2014*)
Deward Lee "Dewey" Thornton (1998)
Robert S. "Bob" Trevithick (1978 LM)

 
5
Athlete
Curt J. "Top Cat" Topping (2013)
Dennis Robert Trujillo (2007)
Carl Michael Taibi (1997)
Olga E. Tezak (1974*)
Calvin "Cal" Tatum (1973+)

Basketball
Joe "Joe T" Taravella (2021*p)
Anthony “Tony” John Taibi (2020)
Dan Robert "Kosho" Trujillo (2011)
Deward Lee "Dewey" Thornton (1998)
Calvin "Cal" Tatum (1973+)

Football
Joe "Joe T" Taravella (2021*p)
Anthony “Tony” John Taibi (2020)
William "Bill" Trevithick (2014*)
Carl Michael Taibi (1997*)
Robert S. "Bob" Trevithick (1978 LM)

 

17
Honorees in "T" 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