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.
Colorado Mesa travels to Texas to play an NCAA South Central Regional opponent this weekend. … more
Special teams can often be the deciding difference in a football game, especially if it’s close. … more
A penalty with nine minutes left cost the Colorado Mesa University men’s soccer team a victory Sunday against … more
Dustin Rivas had a feeling Dixie State would try to score on him to keep overtime going. … more
CEDAREDGE — Every time Cedaredge or Olathe moved into its opponent’s territory, the defenses … more
Colorado Mesa renews a rivalry with Dixie State on Saturday night after playing the Red Storm five times during … more
First-year Colorado Mesa cross-country coach Matt Canterbury has several returning runners for the 2014 season, but … more
The Colorado Mesa volleyball team has its sights set on getting back to the NCAA Division II tournament, and coach … more
The Colorado Mesa men’s soccer team reached new heights on the pitch last year and seeks to go further under … more
New head coach Jason Clare plans to utilize the entire field in hopes of leading the Colorado Mesa women’s … more
They are out of playoff contention, but the Grand Junction Rockies didn’t quit. … more
The Grand Junction Rockies losing skid continued Sunday, ending their chances of getting into the Pioneer Baseball … more
Central High School graduate Ben Garland is proof dreams can come true with a little persistence. … more
Several new faces had their first taste of varsity football Saturday afternoon for Fruita Monument, and it … more
OLATHE — Olathe High School converted a fake punt on its go-ahead scoring drive, then made a key … more
Whoever ends up as the starting quarterback of the Colorado Mesa football team, he will be distributing the ball to … more
Grand Junction’s winning run was at second base with one out in the bottom of the ninth, but he didn’t … more
Ogden got a reprieve and held on to defeat the Grand Junction Rockies 4-3 in the completion of Tuesday … more
Goose Gossage still looks back on his Major League Baseball career in humble amazement. … more
The rainy weather wasn’t ideal, but there was no lightning, so the Colorado Mesa football team scrimmaged … more