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.
The Grand Junction Rockies losing skid continued Sunday, ending their chances of getting into the Pioneer Baseball … more
Central High School graduate Ben Garland is proof dreams can come true with a little persistence. … more
Several new faces had their first taste of varsity football Saturday afternoon for Fruita Monument, and it … more
OLATHE — Olathe High School converted a fake punt on its go-ahead scoring drive, then made a key … more
Whoever ends up as the starting quarterback of the Colorado Mesa football team, he will be distributing the ball to … more
Grand Junction’s winning run was at second base with one out in the bottom of the ninth, but he didn’t … more
Ogden got a reprieve and held on to defeat the Grand Junction Rockies 4-3 in the completion of Tuesday … more
Goose Gossage still looks back on his Major League Baseball career in humble amazement. … more
The rainy weather wasn’t ideal, but there was no lightning, so the Colorado Mesa football team scrimmaged … more
Finish it. … more
Colorado State University-Pueblo’s football team was young last year, but it still won a third consecutive … more
After more than 20 years serving as Major League Baseball Commissioner, Bud Selig is retiring. … more
Larry Thompson and Mike Magee know Richard Nowlin is an auto racing junkie. … more
JR Cline has been to several Colorado Hill Climb Association races working on his buddy’s car, but he never … more
Colorado Mesa baseball coach Chris Hanks is bringing in a large number of freshmen after the Mavericks’ best … more
The American Motorcycles Association National Enduro Championship Series is returning to Grand Junction this … more
A rarely used bullpen showed some rust. … more
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