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 beefed up its men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams with the addition of 20 … more
He signed autographs, threw out the first pitch and was recognized prior to the third inning of Thursday … more
Kiel Roling could catch and throw a baseball before he was old enough to play on a team. … more
One year ago, Mark Marini found out about the Taco Bell Western Slope Open tennis tournament at the last minute and … more
Dan Oliver promised Connie Guillory they would be done by noon Wednesday before the temperature got too hot. … more
Mary Williams was challenged and she answered. … more
The Clinton Smith tennis courts at Lincoln Park are resurfaced and will be used again for the Taco Bell Western … more
Matt Ward has been involved in the game of golf for more than 20 years and couldn’t be more enthusiastic … more
He once played at Mesa State College. Now, Mark Martinez is taking over the reins of the San Diego State University … more
Emma Aubert wanted to learn how to serve from one of the greatest servers to play on the ATP tour. … more
More than a dozen adults were laughing and sharing stories Friday night like they just experienced a childhood … more
Colorado Mesa University made several coaching changes in its athletic department Wednesday. … more
Colorado Mesa wrestling coach Chuck Pipher added seven freshmen with a combined seven state titles for the … more
Ben Garcia led the Otero Junior College softball team back to the top of its conference. … more
Josh Worth and Kennedy Kinkade had never competed in a bass fishing tournament. The first time they did, the … more
Professional baseball players are on pace to have more Tommy John surgeries for torn elbow ligaments than ever … more
A former national diving champion will coach the Colorado Mesa University men’s and women’s divers next … more
A former professional men’s tennis player is coming to Grand Junction to conduct a camp for children and a … more
Nate Robertson chose to follow his dream. … more
Nate Robertson hasn’t had time to think about his future yet. … more