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Centi packed a punch at Placer

It’s tough for Placer High fans not to picture what might have been if Darren Centi was on the football field against Oakdale last fall, or on the basketball court for a bigger c ...

Centi a Hillman for all seasons

Darren Centi, Placer High’s superb multi-talented athlete, is a man for all seasons. This past fall he was a standout receiver and defensive back for the Hillmen. This winter h ...

Hillmen roll, but Centi goes down

Darren Centi had the first quarter of a lifetime Friday night at Le Febvre Stadium. By halftime he was living a nightmare on the Placer High sideline. Centi’s injury put a dampe ...

Placer win a piece of cake

LINCOLN — Cake never tasted better for Placer High’s senior football players.With memories of a crushing 2009 loss to Lincoln lingering and a cake decorated with “Go Lincoln ...

Centi saves more than touchdowns

Darren Centi has played the hero for the Placer High football team on a handful of kickoff returns and long runs in recent weeks. As a speedy defensive back, and Placer’s kicker, ...

Hillmen cruise in final PVL tuneup

PLACERVILLE — There were the usual hugs and high-fives after another blowout victory for the Placer High football team Friday night at El Dorado. But the Hillmen knew the celebra ...

Placer holds on for second victory

VALLEJO -Had its defense not repeatedly put out fires Saturday night, the Placer High football team could easily have gotten burned. The Hillmen hung on to beat host Bethel 27-26 ...

Football of another kind

Darren Centi wishes he could be in two places at once. And who knows? Next fall he might try it. Last fall, Centi was a blur on the football field for Placer High’s junior varsi ...