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.
Matt Delay’s first start was delayed a week, but it was worth the wait. … more
Jessica Severinsen was getting tired of getting jammed inside, so she did something about it. … more
Dave Lister did not have to think twice about scoring basketball games. … more
Phil McCowen comes to Colorado Mesa University baseball practice each day simply because that’s where he … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s lacrosse team may be more hungry than ever this season. … more
For the past three years, the Colorado Mesa women’s lacrosse team has struggled through the growing pains of … more
They first met in the high school state wrestling championship three years ago as defending champions with … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s basketball team faces a daunting task. … more
James Martinez wrestled his first matches in four weeks during the past two days, but he made it look like … more
Paco Retana is going back to the NCAA Division II national wrestling championships. … more
Chester Granard came to Colorado Mesa University as a walk-on five years ago. … more
Seven Colorado Mesa swimmers and divers will compete in the NCAA Division II national championships. … more
Like many high school athletes, Bacall Sterling had dreams of competing at the NCAA Division I level. … more
Colorado Mesa fell behind early Sunday and never recovered. … more
It was hard not to notice the half-dozen Clay Kame face posters in the crowd Saturday night at Brownson Arena. … more
Colorado Mesa’s softball team refused to give up. … more
Brock Martin made his final home collegiate swimming and diving meet special. … more
Justin Hastings and the Colorado Mesa men’s 200-yard freestyle relay team hoped to clock an automatic … more
Colorado Mesa swimming & diving coach Ron Allen believed his team could make a statement in the Rocky Mountain … more
Colorado Mesa swimming & diving coach Ron Allen sees the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships as an … more