Allen covers Colorado Mesa University athletics, auto racing and tennis.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Northern Colorado.
Allen is a Colorado native. He has been an employee at the Sentinel since 2000. He has worked in the newspaper business since 1991 with stints at the Elko (Nevada) Daily Free Press and St. George (Utah) Spectrum.
Allen is married to the Sentinel’s community news coordinator, Tammy Gemaehlich. When he’s not working, he enjoys mountain biking, golf and tennis.
Jacob Seely accomplished a rare feat Saturday night, but for him, it’s simply one step toward the feat he … more
Cody Lacy was leading 5-3 when Maya Nelson grabbed his leg and drove it into the mat. … more
In the past, it wasn’t out of the question for former Colorado Mesa men’s basketball coach Jim Heaps to … more
Jonathon Stelling and Drew Schumann were among the many returning wrestlers for Colorado Mesa last season, but by … more
Jacob Seely remembers when he was a young boy watching the Warrior Classic with big eyes. … more
Mike Melillo was like most freshmen when he came to Colorado Mesa University. … more
There were some heated moments Saturday night, but the Colorado Mesa Mavericks managed to keep their heads when it … more
Colorado Mesa cornerback Jordan Price had an opportunity to play in an all-star football game Sunday in front of … more
This season could’ve been a difficult one of transition with a new men’s soccer coach, but nine … more
Mary Saiz didn’t expect to set any pool records, but the Colorado Mesa sophomore did anyway. … more
If there was any doubt the Colorado Mesa men’s swimming team can compete for another Rocky Mountain Athletic … more
The Colorado Mesa men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are in the midst of training, but the … more
Colorado Mesa had some close calls, but it weathered the challenges. … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s soccer team was shutout by top-ranked Charleston (West Virginia) 2-0 in the NCAA … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s soccer team is in the midst of a historic season. … more
Colorado Mesa senior Melissa Hess was determined to make her final collegiate volleyball season her best, and … more
Melissa Bauer was still trying to fathom the accomplishment on the ride home. … more
NWCA Division II Poll … more
Tim Hofer and Sean Foster led Grand Junction High School to a Class 5A state playoff appearance five years ago. … more
Colorado Mesa had another solid wrestling tournament last weekend. … more