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 baseball team is heavily favored to win the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference title again in … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s basketball players didn’t get down on themselves the day after a tough … more
Julian Vasquez had the ball with a chance for another buzzer-beating, game-winning shot. … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s basketball team was hoping to pick up where it left off when it returned to … more
Ryan Stephan is beginning to etch his name in the Colorado Mesa men’s basketball record books. … more
There was no letdown, but the Colorado Mesa men’s basketball team had to fight for its victory. … more
Julian Vasquez has always been the top scoring option on his basketball team, but that’s not the case at … more
Julian Vasquez never wants to work during another “Black Friday” sale. … more
Bats are cracking, gloves are popping, and baseballs are slamming into the batting cage net. … more
Sabré Cook has impressed the auto-racing world so much that she’s getting an opportunity only three … more
Colorado Mesa’s wrestlers split the 10 matches with the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference preseason favorite … more
Jessie Hoffschneider was out with minor injuries for so long, he began to doubt himself. … more
The Colorado Mesa men’s basketball team managed a win over a competitive Colorado Christian team and competed … more
The Colorado Mesa men’s basketball team had the ball for the last shot on the second consecutive night. … more
Colorado Christian tied Friday night’s RMAC men’s basketball game with eight seconds left. Julian … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s basketball team is in a familiar position, but looking to rewrite the ending. … more
No matter how good the opponent was, how big the game was or how difficult the situation appeared to be, they … more
The 2014 calendar year began with a coaching change for the Colorado Mesa men’s soccer program. … more
The Colorado Mesa volleyball team began the 2014 season with sights set on making the NCAA Division II tournament. … more
A former Mesa State College football player was hired Tuesday as the head football coach at Colorado School of … more