HARPER – Center Point suffered a district sweep by Harper when the Longhorns beat the Pirates 64-31 Friday in 29-2A boys basketball.
Mauricio Gallegos had Center Point’s last goal of its first-ever foray into high school soccer when he booted a penalty kick during the Pirates 2-1 loss to Calls SA KIPP Academy on Monday, Jan. 23 at Pirate Stadium.
Center Point's Lady Pirates were scheduled to host KIPP Academy in their first-ever soccer season finale Monday, Jan. 23, but KIPP cancelled on what would have been another first for the program's inaugural campaign.
Center Point continued taking positive steps with its soccer program based on how the Class 2A Lady Pirates fared against the Class 5A Tivy junior varsity Friday at Pirate Stadium.
JOHNSON CITY – After trailing just 9-5 at the end of the first quarter, the Lady Pirates went through a scoring drought that turned into a 51-13 loss at the hands of Johnson City in girls’ District 29-2A basketball played Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Eagle Gym.
SAN ANTONIO – Center Point’s Lady Pirates soccer team recorded its first-ever win when KIPP University Prep fell to the first-year program 5-1 on Monday in San Antonio.
GOLDTHWAITE – The Pirates failed to put together four good quarters of basketball when they faced the Goldthwaite Eagles on Friday, Jan. 13, leaving with a 60-34 loss in District 29-2A boys’ basketball.
Center Point managed another three solid quarters of basketball, but a second quarter swoon doomed the Pirates when they hosted and lost to Junction 74-46 Tuesday, Jan. 10 in District 29-2A boys’ basketball competition.
The Lady Pirates were down just 15-11 at halftime of their District 29-2A basketball game with Junction on Tuesday, Jan. 10, but the Eagles pulled away in the third quarter enroute to taking a 35-20 win.
BANDERA – Center Point battled Bandera’s more established 4A soccer program to a 3-3 draw Tuesday, Jan. 10, giving the Pirates a 0-1-1 record for official games that kicked off the new year.
SAN ANTONIO – Center Point got its powerlifting season off to a solid start Saturday by medaling in four divisions, including four golds, at the San Antonio Cornerstone Warriors Invitational Lift.
A slow start hurt the Pirates in their District 29-2A basketball opener Tuesday, Jan. 8 when Harper got away with a 45-36 decision over Center Point at Pirate Gym.
Center Point’s fledging soccer program gave a good account of itself for most of its latest scrimmage against another long-established program when the Lady Pirates hosted Bandera at the Kerrville Soccer Complex Monday, Dec. 19.
Ingram Tom Moore scored 80-plus points for the second straight game against a team within the coverage area of the Hill Country Community Journal when Center Point fell to the Warriors 84-32 Friday in a battle of Kerr County UIL schools.
SAN SABA – The Center Point Lady Pirates lost to San Saba 59-5 in a District 29-2A girls’ basketball game Friday, leaving Center Point 0-2 in district.
Center Point High School soccer teams continued growing their legs through a series of scrimmages held before Christmas break and coaches for the Lady Pirates and Pirates indicate satisfaction at how things are developing.
MEDINA – Center Point left the 72nd Annual Medina Basketball Tournament with the third-place trophy after the Lady Pirates beat KIPP Somos Collegiate Academy 48-6 Saturday.
MEDINA – The Pirates righted their ship Saturday to claim a 67-49 win over KIPP Somos Collegiate Academy to finish with a positive performance at the 72nd Annual Medina Basketball Invitational.
It was a night of firsts when local schools Our Lady of the Hills and Center Point met on the pitch at the Kerrville Soccer Complex, notably because it marked the debut of Center Point’s first-ever school sanctioned soccer squad.
The Pirates broke open a tight Monday afternoon contest when they went on a 13-6 tear in the fourth quarter, leading to a 41-37 win over Nueces Canyon in non-district boys’ basketball action in Center Point.
SAN ANTONIO – With little varsity experience returning, Center Point head coach Kenny King was pleased at how the Pirates competed when they faced San Antonio Lee Academy on Tuesday, despite the Pirates coming out on the short end 73-39 in their season basketball startup.
Lady Pirates softball standout Kaylee Blackledge signed a letter of intent to play for Texas Tech University in the Fall during a special ceremony held at Center Point High School earlier this week.
NATALIA – Center Point’s volleyball campaign came to an end in Natalia on Tuesday night during four hard-fought bi-district sets against Falls City when the Lady Pirates fell 22-25, 26-24, 25-17, 25-13.
Sabinal showed why it may be a force to be reckoned with in the playoffs by the way the Yellowjackets handled Center Point, spoiling the Pirates homecoming football game Friday by a final score of 46-0.
CORPUS CHRISTI – Cross country season came to an end when Center Point’s Taylor Vela finished 22nd in the boys Class 2A race at UIL Region-IV competition Monday.
HARPER – Center Point finished up District 30-2A volleyball action Tuesday with a three-set loss against district champion Harper by set scores of 18-25, 12-25, 19-25.
LA PRYOR – Derrick Dominguez booted a 31-yard field goal with 2-seconds on the clock at Bulldog Stadium to give the Center Point Pirates a 32-30 win over La Pryor on Friday to secure the Pirates their first District 15-2A D-II win and keep the ‘Dogs winless in district play.
LA PRYOR – Center Point responded against La Pryor to knock off the Lady Bulldogs in three sets Friday and clinch District 30-2A’s third seed for volleyball postseason play when the Lady Pirates won 25-22, 25-21, 21-25, 19-25, 15-7.
The Lady Pirates took advantage of a gap on their schedule and filled in the hole with a ‘W’ when Center Point defeated San Antonio Atonement Academy in three sets of non-district volleyball Tuesday at Pirate Gym.
CHARLOTTE – The Pirates had trouble burying Charlotte’s rushing attack, and were shorthanded among their own veteran backfield crew, which translated to a 52-12 loss to the Trojans in a District15-2A D-II football game Friday.
Before its District 15-2A D-II football opener with Rocksprings, the Center Point Pirates had shown a strong penchant at keeping the ball away from its opponents, but the Angoras herded that statistic to the side in what became a 62-30 loss for the Pirates.
SAN SABA – Center Point cross country racers got to challenge the course and more of their district competition when they ran at San Saba’s Glory Days Invitational held Tuesday at the city’s golf course.
BRACKETTVILLE – Center Point broke its four-match losing streak by taming the Brackett Tigers 25-19, 25-14, 25-15 Tuesday to even the Lady Pirates 1-1 in District 30-2A volleyball action and move the team’s season record to 13-12.
SABINAL – The start of the District 30-2A schedule did not favor Center Point reversing its recent misfortunes on the volleyball court as the Lady Pirates lost to Sabinal 21-25, 12-25, 26-28 on Friday.
Center Point’s senior cross country running sensation Taylor Vela showed why he is a force to be taken seriously to win the individual title at next month’s District 29-2A meet based on how he handled the competition at Tivy’s Antler River Run where he finished third Wednesday
HARPER – One team was in search of its second win, the other in search of its first, and when all was said and done it was Harper coming out ahead of the Center Point Pirates 21-17 in rivalry football Friday night at Longhorns Stadium.
Center Point is in need of a slump-buster after the Lady Pirates struggled for a third straight match, losing Friday’s non-district volleyball faceoff to Utopia 25-15, 21-25, 18-25, 25-17, 8-15.
LEAKEY – Tightly played volleyball was once again displayed when Center Point traveled to Leakey on Tuesday to face the Eagles for the third time this year, but after lassoing Leakey twice previously, the Lady Pirates were tripped up 23-25, 25-23, 25-23, 14-25, 6-15.
A glitch in the system caused the scoreboard and clock at Pirates Stadium to go dark Friday, which was just as well since a fuse may have blown anyway based on the number of points produced when Center Point and New Braunfels Christian combined for 108.
In another rematch, Center Point was unable to even the score, and had its winning streak snapped in the process when the Lady Pirates fell to San Antonio Stacey in non-district volleyball Friday at Pirates Gym.