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.
It’s hard to tell what the future looks like, but the past is kinda ugly. … more
As Kyler Smith tapped in for par on the final hole, he shook hands with his playing partners and let out a sigh. … more
Kyler Smith cooled off a little Saturday, but he’s still the guy everyone will be chasing today. … more
Mountain biking at ski resorts has long been a destination for those looking for high-speed thrills. … more
The Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games will bring hundreds of athletes and volunteers to Grand Junction. … more
Don Hendricks loves Special Olympics. … more
For the fourth straight year, between 1,000-1,200 athletes and coaches will meet in Grand Junction for the Special … more
Sitting alone in his room a couple of days after his once healthy, powerful left knee had been shredded on the … more
Junior college baseball is about building, rebuilding and reloading, and doing it quickly. … more
Rashaan “Turtle” Kuhaulua did a little of everything in Yavapai College’s six games and walked … more
Everybody loves a home run. … more
One more win is all Yavapai College (Arizona) needs to be king of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. … more
His name is Turtle and he’s from Hawaii. … more
It was a carnival, a circus, a roller-coaster, a merry-go-round, it was baseball at its most fun and strangest. … more
Nick Delp was in the dugout minding his own business, helping cheer on his teammates. … more
Harford Community College (Maryland) still isn’t hitting a lot of home runs, but the Fighting Owls are … more
Power and prolific pitching has fueled Harford Community College (Maryland) all season. … more
Scot Hemmings paused, then his voice cracked as the emotions came pouring out at the post-game press conference. … more
Ryan Nelson was hitting and Jeb Bargfeldt was pitching and Cisco College (Texas) was cruising. … more
When the Thomas and Hemmings families gather, baseball always seems to be on the conversation agenda. … more