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 past three years, Dalton Hannigan had older workout partners who pushed him to succeed. … more
Colorado Mesa University senior linebacker Jake Edmiston was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America NCAA … more
Usually by now, Paonia High School wrestling coach Andy Pipher has a full wrestling room. … more
Two sophomores provided one of the more intriguing high school wrestling matchups in the valley in a long time last … more
They trailed for nearly the entire basketball game, but the Colorado Mesa Mavericks didn’t let up. … more
They waited so long to play a game, the Mavericks needed a half to shake off the cobwebs. … more
Joe Kiely didn’t expect to end up at Colorado Mesa University. … more
Seven Colorado Mesa football players were selected to the RMAC All-Conference team Tuesday. … more
Colorado Mesa University women’s soccer player Sam Burneo received another academic award Monday. … more
DELTA — Cade Gafford threw for 368 yards and Ryan Whiteside caught 12 passes for 191 yards Saturday, but it … more
DELTA — Silver Creek scored on 14 unanswered points in the second half to defeat Silver Creek 28-17 in … more
Colorado Mesa kept fighting back, but it wasn’t enough. … more
They have very different personalities, but together they make the Colorado Mesa University volleyball team … more
One of the best defensive teams plays one of the best hitting teams in a must-win situation when Colorado Mesa … more
Christian Otzen wasn’t going to let Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team lose its home finale. … more
Colorado Mesa University came within seconds of capping off its first winning football season in five years. … more
Colorado Mesa’s football team had designs on taking a big step forward this season. … more
Adams State kicked a 39-yard field goal with five seconds left to defeat Colorado Mesa 19-17 in the season finale … more
Colorado Mesa’s volleyball team was challenged again and this time it answered. … more
Colorado Mesa University softball coach Candace Abrams found a couple of players who could become cornerstones for … more