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’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams took a step closer to finishing in … more
Taylor Walters had a rough day on the golf course Tuesday, but she was smiling after the round and vowed to be back … more
Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team won two of three matches on possibly its toughest conference road trip of the … more
The defense gave Colorado Mesa a chance, but the offense failed to make plays when it had the chance. … more
Colorado Mesa’s football team added a twist to its traditional “Mav Walk” from campus to Stocker … more
Smoky Hill tried to put pressure on Grand Junction High School quarterback Mike Poland, but it didn’t … more
Special teams have made a big impact for the Colorado Mesa football team this season. … more
Colorado Mesa volleyball coach Dave Fleming was pleased with his team for sweeping Black Hills State and Chadron … more
Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team swept its third consecutive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponent, but … more
Roy Abergil netted a penalty kick six and a half minutes into overtime Friday night to lift Colorado Mesa to a 1-0 … more
Colorado Mesa’s women’s soccer team hoped the offense would break out for the home opener and the … more
Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team was fired up to play Regis again. … more
Colorado Mesa’s football team won’t be able to lick its wounds and take out its frustration this week … more
Three wins over top-10 nationally ranked programs was enough. … more
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