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.
It’s homecoming week at Colorado Mesa University. … more
Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team dominated so much early, it let up some, but the Mavericks didn’t let … more
OLATHE — Normally, it’s not a big deal for a football player to sit out one play because his helmet … more
Week in and week out opponents throw his way, expecting the redshirt freshman to make a mistake. … more
Colorado Mesa slowed down the top passing team in the nation last week, but it isn’t getting much of a break … more
Ben Hoffman has not yet fully grasped his accomplishment, but he’ll get plenty of reminders. … more
Colorado Mesa has proven it belongs among the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference elite men’s soccer teams … more
Three weeks ago, the Colorado Mesa’s RMAC men’s soccer team’s victory over Colorado School of … more
Colorado Mesa’s women’s soccer team was so close to its first victory it could taste it. … more
The defense has kept the Colorado Mesa football team in every game this season, but it hasn’t always been … more
Colorado Mesa football coach Russ Martin figured field position would be a key against the explosive New Mexico … more
It didn’t seem to matter what the Colorado Mesa volleyball team tried Friday night, it wasn’t … more
No one ripped off his jersey, ran around or jumped into his teammates’ arms. … more
When Russ Martin took over the Colorado Mesa football program, he expanded the recruiting area from the Phoenix … more
The Colorado Mesa football team won a shootout last week, but the Mavericks face a more potent offense this week in … more
One of the biggest questions facing the Colorado Mesa men’s soccer team entering the season was how it could … more
Roy Abergil was getting frustrated. … more
Fall tennis is an opportunity for Colorado Mesa tennis coach Dan MacDonald to tinker with the lineup and see what … more
Colorado Mesa’s men’s soccer team was able to score early and hold on for a win that could carry it a … more
Colorado Mesa’s football team spent more time in meetings and watching video this week. … more