Sentinel Sports


Courtney Oakes is sports Editor and photographer with Sentinel Colorado, a digital daily and print weekly newspaper covering the greater Aurora region and beyond. A Denver East High School alum and graduate of the Journalism School at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Oakes covered a variety of college sports for the Colorado Daily newspaper and went on to spend two years working various jobs in the sports department at the Boulder Daily Camera. He came to Sentinel Colorado in 2001 and since then has received a number of professional awards from the Colorado Press Association for stories and photographs as well as garnering the Media Award from the Colorado High School Coaches Association in 2011. Mr. Oakes is a sports lover, husband of a very understanding wife, father of brilliant and challenging toddler and a careful cultivator of his social media lists.