On Oct. 30, 11 individual athletes and one team were admitted to the Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletic Hall of Fame at the Pueblo Union Depot.
By the women, Nadia Fercha (Women’s Basketball/Women’s Soccer), Freda Hancock (Women’s Track), Ivana (Women’s Tennis) were honored.
Pat Bekeza (Baseball/Men’s Basketball), Frank Grant (Football/Men’s Track), John Martinez (Men’s Track), Chuck Pipher (Wrestling), Cal Tatum (Men’s Basketball), coach inductee Blasing (Track and Field), Pueblo Chieftain publisher Robert H. Rawlings (contributor), and special inductee, Dale Rea, were inducted Friday. Also inducted was the 1960-61 men’s basketball National Junior College Athletic Association national championship team.
Colorado State University-Pueblo hosted an event in honor of the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos as students, staff, faculty and local residents saw the traditions of the holiday.
They also honored and remembered the lives of people whom they loved and passed on.
Fawn-Amber Montoya, assistant professor of history, Chicano Studies, philosophy and political science, was one of the event’s organizers and is the coordinator of Chicano Studies.