Sanchez to be enshrined into hometown sports hall of fame

By: CSUP PR Email
By: CSUP PR Email
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page!

COLTON, Calif. ( – Apr. 23, 2014) – Colorado State University-Pueblo baseball coach Stan Sanchez will be enshrined into his hometown sports hall of fame on Friday although he won't be there in person.
He has a valid excuse.
Part of the sixth class in the Colton (Calif.) Sports Hall of Fame, Sanchez will be busy that evening doing what he does best – teaching and coaching the game of baseball in his new hometown of 21 years. The induction ceremony in southern California is the same evening as CSU-Pueblo's annual and free Pack the Park Game and Art & Lorraine Gonzales youth baseball and softball clinic at Runyon Field, which his team will jointly put on with the Pack softball team at 5 p.m.
His squad will then square off with New Mexico Highlands in a battle of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Plains Division's top two teams at 7:05 p.m.
Sanchez, who recently became the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's first coach in any sport to reach 700 career wins, grew up in the Inland Empire area, where he learned the in's and outs of the game.

KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 256471371 -
Gray Television, Inc.