Dale supervises the five-person sports department. He also writes, edits and plans for local sports coverage.
He is always looking for cool story ideas in the areas of sports, recreation and outdoors. Call or email tips and story ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bachelor’s in journalism, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Dale is a Western Slope Colorado native born in Glenwood Springs and raised in New Castle.
He joined the Sentinel sports department on April 1, 2013.
He wrote a book about his hometown of New Castle and its rich history of coal mining, railroads and wild-west roots.
Prior to finishing college at 31-years-old, he worked in a variety of fields, some of those include coal mining, garbage collection, cemetery worker, pizza delivery (Dale was robbed three times!), cook, bartender, janitor, waiter, construction worker, carpenter, forklift operator, truck driver and disc jockey, to name a few.
The Grand Junction High School boys basketball team came together with a good all-around effort in a rare Monday … more
The Palisade offense was like an old car on a cold winter morning. … more
Dawson Collins moves with a graceful confidence and a mature intensity. … more
Fresh snow and fresh faces on the mountain were what Powderhorn Mountain Resort was all about on Friday morning. … more
It was rainy, muddy, messy and perfect. … more
For two periods Wednesday night, two of the best wrestlers on the Western Slope battled in one of the best matches … more
Blue skies and warm sunshine greeted cross-country skiers at the starting line. … more
There were squeals of delight and uncontrollable giggling as a group of youngsters and young adults embarked on an … more
The Alpine Bank Junior College World Series is the biggest sports event in Grand Junction every year. Tens of … more
It’s been quite a year for Powderhorn Mountain Resort. Back in December 2015, the resort cut the ribbon on … more
After a long bull riding season, Tyler Smith can breathe a little easier. … more
It’s a name familiar to Grand Junction High School sports fans. … more
E.J. Barrera came to the Warrior Classic looking for redemption and a gold medal. … more
It was a battle between a returning state champion and a wrestler who hopes to achieve that goal this year. … more
At the Warrior Classic, there’s no such thing as a home mat advantage. … more
It took eight games, but things finally clicked for the Palisade High School boys basketball team. … more
The focus and goals are the same whether it’s early December or mid-February. … more
Adversity came knocking in the third quarter and Fruita Monument answered. But not before an uneasy few minutes … more
There’s one essential ingredient to a successful ski and snowboard season, and Powderhorn Mountain Resort got … more
Play tough, be patient and work the ball, that was the plan. … more