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 fed off another big crowd Friday night to open the NCAA Division II South Central Regional with a … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s soccer team is charting new territory, and the Mavericks don’t plan on … more
There are 16 teams remaining in the NCAA Division II men’s soccer championships. … more
Setters often are referred to as the quarterback on the volleyball court. … more
Colorado Mesa freshman Dustin Rivas was picked on every week, and every week he was ready. … more
Colorado Mesa’s football team had higher hopes than what it achieved in 2014, but the Mavericks did take a … more
Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team is not only back in the NCAA Division II tournament, the Mavericks will host … more
Colorado Mesa scored the first goal and relied on its defense to hold it up. … more
Jordyn Moody dropped to her knees, and the players on the bench ran onto the volleyball court. They had a … more
Colorado Mesa was facing a disappointing finish to another season, but the Mavericks’ seniors refused to let … more
Colorado Mesa’s football team has lived and died by the play of its special teams this season. … more
Defensive linemen Zach Beach and Ryan Sivetts weren’t expected to be All-American stars for the Colorado Mesa … more
Kevin and Nestor Escobar don’t have to yell across the soccer pitch for each to know where the other one … more
There’s no spot in the NCAA Division II football playoffs on the line. There’s no Rocky Mountain … more
The four remaining volleyball teams in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament are battling for more than … more
NCAA Region Poll … more
Colorado Mesa found itself in a similar situation as last year in the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic … more
Colorado Mesa’s football team will have a new Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponent in 2016, and … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s soccer team might have lost the top seed, but the Mavericks get one more home … more
Colorado Mesa has a lot of options with its attack on the volleyball court. … more