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Led by Troy Brown Jr., Centennial basketball plans to play at fast pace
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The Centennial High basketball team plans to run this season, and the Bulldogs have a roster built for it. After falling to Palo Verde in the Sunset Regional semifinals last season ...
Local products fuel Northern Arizona basketball’s wild postseason run
Local products fuel Northern Arizona basketball’s wild postseason run
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A college basketball player from Centennial High, his teammate from Palo Verde and their coach from Durango are in the middle of a postseason run of a lifetime ...
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Palo Verde shocks Centennial in Sunset Regional semifinals
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Grant Dressler, Taylor Miller guide Panthers to upset of Bulldogs
Grant Dressler stuck to Troy Brown like superglue. Nothing could possibly detach the Palo Verde senior from the Centennial sophomore at the top of the key in the final seconds of the first Sunset Regional semifinal. ...
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Centennial basketball could be the one to dethrone Gorman
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
High School Basketball:
The game isn’t guaranteed to happen because the teams are no longer in the same league. Yet, it’s the one matchup that could define the Centennial High basketball team’s season.
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Centennial’s Garrett Scheer picks Air Force basketball
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
high school recruiting:
Centennial High’s Garrett Scheer, a 6-foot-6 small forward for the class of 2015, verbally committed today to ...
Bishop Gorman disorients Centennial down low to win Sunset championship
Bishop Gorman disorients Centennial down low to win Sunset championship
Friday, February 21, 2014
Stephen Zimmerman, Chase Jeter and Nick Blair all have a night to remember against Bulldogs
The Gaels tore apart the Bulldogs from the inside, scoring nearly 80 percent of their points within the 12 feet between the free-throw line and the basket in a 78-52 victory.
Photo: Centennial basketball players, from left, Eddie Da
Centennial reaches Sunset Regional final by exacting payback from rival
Friday, February 21, 2014
Seniors Eddie Davis, Khalil Thompson pace the Bulldogs
Sometimes, coach knows best. When Centennial blew a fourth-quarter lead at Arbor View last December, its players were completely distraught. The Bulldogs couldn’t even think about the season ahead of them in the moment after losing to their neighboring archrival.
Photo: Centennial basketball players, from left, Eddie Da
UNLV recruiting target Troy Brown Jr. narrowly misses triple-double, helps Centennial advance in playoffs
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
high school basketball:
What a difference a half makes. The Centennial High basketball team led by just one point today at halftime against visiting Palo Verde in the Sunset Regional quarterfinals, struggling against the Panthers’ guard-heavy lineup. The Bulldogs dominated the second half, though, in outscoring Palo Verde by 29 points in what wound up be a convincing 79-49 victory to advance to Thursday’s regional semifinals.
Photo: Freshman Troy Brown Jr., 14, poses at Centennial H
The next big thing: UNLV basketball offers scholarship to local 14-year-old Troy Brown Jr.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The point guard will play his first high school game next month at Centennial High; compared to former NBA player Penny Hardaway
Troy Brown Jr. couldn’t hold back his emotions. When he got off the phone Tuesday night with UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice, the Centennial High freshman was so overwhelmed with happiness he started crying. The 14-year-old point guard was offered a scholarship by the Rebels — the first of what should be many offers for the 6-foot-5 prospect.
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Centennial's Marcus Allen named Nevada's Gatorade Player of the Year
Thursday, March 21, 2013
high school basketball: The 6-foot-4 senior guard scored nearly 30 points per game; will play next year at Stanford
Marcus Allen was named the Nevada’s Gatorade Player of the Year for basketball Thursday, but if you talk with the 6-foot-4 Centennial High senior guard, he’ll tell you something different. He considers Thursday’s announcement a team achievement.
Photo: Bishop Gorman's Stephen Zimmerman drives past Cent
Margin of victory in Gorman's fourth state title in five years is surprising
Friday, February 22, 2013
high school basketball: In what was expected to be a close game, powerhouse Gaels frustrate Centennial with great zone defense in lopsided win
Nobody expected an outcome this lopsided. Bishop Gorman High senior guard Trey Kennedy knew his team was comfortably ahead Friday against Centennial in the Division-I high school state basketball game at the Orleans Arena, but wasn’t closely following the score. Then, he looked up.
Centennial rallies to force overtime, knock off Canyon Springs for date with Gorman in state finals
Centennial rallies to force overtime, knock off Canyon Springs for date with Gorman in state finals
Thursday, February 21, 2013
high school basketball:
Marcus Allen often shoots 25 free throws in the Centennial High gym each morning before heading to class. Then, when the Bulldogs’ senior guard returns home, he’s back on the court working on his game. The experience paid off Thursday.
Photo: From left, Centennial's Marcus Allen, Malcolm Alle
The Allen twins get the credit, but Centennial's berth in state tournament not a two-person show
Monday, February 18, 2013
high school basketball: The Bulldogs overcome double-digit deficit to beat Valley for last spot in Thursday's state tournament
With the Centennial High basketball team trailing Valley Monday by 10 points midway through the second quarter of the state play-in game, several in the gym assumed a player with the last name Allen would be the one to step up. And, twins Marcus and Malcolm Allen eventually took over the game. But, at this junction of the game, the Bulldogs had help from an unlikely source.
Photo: Rashad Muhammad holds the Sunset Regional champion
Bishop Gorman squeaks past Centennial again, wins Sunset regional title
Friday, February 15, 2013
High school basketball: Second-half rally from Centennial comes up short
Now that they’ve spent 104 minutes playing against each other at three different venues, the body of evidence is both expansive and conclusive. Bishop Gorman is a better basketball team than Centennial.
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Centennial roars into Sunset regional finals behind Khalil Thompson's stroke
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Centennial pulls away from Arbor View in second half
Khalil Thompson made Durango High’s BlazerDome look like his personal practice space, sinking eight of 12 three-point attempts to lead Centennial to an 80-70 victory over Arbor View.

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