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They are No. 1: Centennial girls basketball in top spot of ESPN rankings
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Centennial High girls basketball team is ranked No. 1 today by, moving up one spot after ...
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Super Seven: Centennial senior class forms terrific trio
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Sam Thomas, Jayden Eggleston and Pam Wilmore lead nationally ranked Bulldogs
Eight members of the Centennial girls basketball team’s current senior class were already on their way to forming one of the storied program’s best-ever cores through their first two years of high school. ...
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Centennial girls basketball nearly beats nation's No. 1 ranked team
Saturday, December 3, 2016
It’s the type of high school matchup television networks and online media salivate over. It’s just this game, a girls basketball contest, didn’t receive nearly as much ...
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Centennial High School girls’ basketball coach is ‘scary’ but caring
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The girls’ basketball coach at Centennial High School Las Vegas has dual reputations. There’s Scary Karen, the intense, no-nonsense taskmaster. But there’s also the caring mentor whose students appreciate the way their coach prepares them for life after high school. The common …
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Centennial girls basketball ranked No. 4 nationally by USA Today
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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The Centennial High girls basketball program has long been a Nevada powerhouse. Now, the Bulldogs are making a splash ...
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Gorman survives barrage at Centennial with fourth-quarter surge
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Gorman coach Rice: "(Centennial's) Allen twins put on a show."
For the first three quarters of the most anticipated regular season high school basketball game of the year, Bishop Gorman fans watched in the Centennial High gym anxiously waiting.
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Las Vegas Sun Super Seven: Sofie Cruz to put finishing touches on outstanding career at Coronado
Monday, December 3, 2012
girls basketball: Three Division-I bound players from Centennial also highlighted on preseason team
Before Coronado girl’s basketball coach Bill Crego makes any moves or changes this season, there’s one key person he’s always planning to consult. It’s not an assistant or a mentor. It’s his best player, senior guard Sofie Cruz. “Being a basketball coach for 20 years now, it’s safe to say I haven’t had many kids like that,” Crego said. “I trust her like I haven’t trusted too many other kids.”
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Prep basketball coaches contemplate new mercy rule
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
HS basketball:
Karen Weitz can’t help feeling this rule was created partially with her Centennial High School girls basketball team in mind. The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s Board of Control Monday approved a mercy rule for Nevada high school basketball games, which calls for a running clock when one team is ahead by 40 or more points in the second half. To be implemented this winter, the clock would only stop for timeouts and continue to run during fouls shots — comparable to a recreation-league game where teams have the court for one-hour blocks.
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Centennial girls pushed to limit by Liberty before winning program's sixth title
Friday, February 25, 2011
state basketball championships:
When Centennial High girls basketball coach Karen Weitz went to get measured for her state championship ring two years, she instructed the fitter to use the dimensions from her wedding-ring finger. Weitz rarely takes that ring off, proudly sporting something she feels symbolizes what’s she built over the years at Centennial — the state’s most dominating program. Ever. They added to the legacy Friday night.
Liberty, Centennial advance to girls basketball championship
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Liberty High senior Amanda Delgado scored 14 second-half points as the Patriots overcame a five-point halftime deficit to defeat Bishop Gorman 58-53 Thursday and advance to the Class 4A state championship. In the other state semifinal game, Centennial, a perennial state power, advanced to the state championship with an 84-57 victory over Reed High.
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Centennial girls use pressure defense to drown Bishop Gorman in Sunset finals
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Ashley Klemz scores 27 points and makes seven 3-pointers
No matchup in girls high school basketball has created a collection of games more memorable than Bishop Gorman vs. Centennial over the past nine years. Thursday’s Sunset Region championship between the two teams will not be remembered in the same category as previous meetings. Centennial exposed Bishop Gorman with its pressure defense en route to a statement 82-50 victory.
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High school girls basketball powerhouses collide in Sunset finals
Friday, February 18, 2011
Bishop Gorman vs. Centennial is always the most significant game of the year
The Bishop Gorman girls basketball team played one of its worst halves of the year in Thursday’s 61-39 victory against Palo Verde in the Sunset Region semifinals. Before firing on all cylinders to take the Panthers out in the second half, the Gaels went into halftime with only a 19-18 lead.