Geneva hosted Straughn for a 3A Area 3 match-up this week in Hugh Owen Memorial Stadium. The Panthers came into this game with a record of 3-2 and 1-2 in the area. Meanwhile the Tigers of Straughn came in at 1-5 and 1-2 in the area. Geneva got off to a slow start while Straughn drove 80 yards on the first drive to score. Geneva didn’t get much going offensively the whole night as they only scored 14. Geneva lost this game 27-14 to become 3-3 overall and 1-3 in the area. Mason Coskrey led the Panther defense this week with 17 total tackles, 2 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks. Coskrey added 99 yards through the air on offense and a rushing touchdown with 13 rushing yards. Kahari McReynolds led the Panther offense with a 53 yard rushing touchdown in the Second Quarter and 44 receiving yards. Dylan Creech added 8 carries for 15 yards, 2 catches for 31 yards, 12 tackles, a fumble recovery, and an interception. Geneva will travel to Dothan next Friday night to play a hot Houston Academy team. The remaining four games for the Panthers will be @Houston Academy, vs Slocomb (Homecoming), Wicksburg (Senior Night), and vs Calhoun. The loss Friday night will make the remaining four games very critical for Geneva’s fate of making the playoffs. Next Friday night, come support Geneva @ HA or tune into www.genevapanthers.com to watch live.
The Geneva Middle School football team won their first round match-up with Headland on Tuesday night in Hugh Owen Memorial Stadium by a score of 28-18. Geneva will advance to their second straight league Championship game in 2 weeks, and will play the winner of Opp and DA Smith. They will face off next Tuesday, October 9th. If Opp wins Geneva will face them on October 16th in Geneva. If DA Smith wins Geneva will travel to Ozark on October 16th to play DA Smith.
The Geneva Panthers played host to County Rival Samson Friday night in Hugh Owen Memorial Stadium. Geneva got off to a slow start, and played a defensive game with the Tigers in this one. The Panthers were led by Junior Linebacker Dylan Creech on defense who finished with 13 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks. Creech also added 59 yards on the ground and 30 yards receiving and a receiving touchdown. Geneva and Samson remained tied until the 3rd quarter before Kahari McReynolds scored from 4 yards out. Mason Coskrey then threw the 2-pt conversion to McReynolds to put Geneva on top 8-0. The score remained that way until Coskrey connected with Creech for a 20 yard score. Coskrey then converted the 2-pt conversion on the ground to extend the lead to 16-0. Kahari McReynolds finished with 72 rushing yards and 31 receiving yards on offense and added 5 tackles on defense. Coskrey ended with 90 yards rushing and 61 yards through the air with 6 tackles. Geneva was able to pull out a tough, hard fought game against County Rival Samson tonight, despite the Tigers strong effort. Next game will be next Friday against the Straughn Tigers at home as the Panthers look to go 2-2 in area play.
On Friday night, Geneva traveled to Opp to face off against the Bobcats in an Area 3 3A matchup. Geneva came into the game at 1-2 with a win against Geneva County and losses to area teams Providence and Pike County. Opp came into this game winless with losses to Elba, Straughn, and Houston Academy. The Panthers started off strong driving straight down the field as Kahari McReynolds capped the drive off with a 12 yard touchdown score. Following the score Dylan Creech recovered the onside kick at the 48 yard line. The next play, Senior Quarterback, Mason Coskrey, launched a pass to wide open Hunter Webster for a 48 yard score. Kahari McReynolds had 5 touchdowns in the first half, 3 receiving, 1 rushing, and 1 pick 6. McReynolds finished the game with 61 rushing yards and 1 TD, 116 receiving yards and 3 TDs, an Int for 44 yards and a TD, a fumble recovery for 36 yards, and 5 tackles. Mason Coskrey ended with 72 yards rushing, 161 passing yards and 3 TD followed by 5 tackles on defense. Geneva beat Opp 49 – 33 after Opps second half surge. Geneva will face off against county rival Samson next week in Geneva @7:00. If you can’t make the game, tune in on www.genevapanthers.com to watch live. Go Panthers!
Come out and support your Geneva High School Football team Friday, August 31, in Dixie Howell Stadium, Hartford, AL @7:00 for their first meeting in 15 years.
In order to view our sporting events LIVE, you must have a pass from the NFHS network.
There are currently three plans:
One month (30 days), $9.95
Season Pass (4 months), $30.00
Annual Pass (365 days), $60.00
If you only want a particular game or two, then the one month will be your cheapest and best option. Only interested in a particular sport? Then time it right as your sport season starts and go for the season pass! The most cost effective, and the plan that will let you access ALL of our LIVE sporting events is the Annual Pass, and at $60.00 it is very cheap entertainment when you can’t make it to the games, and most importantly part of your pass fees (for any plan!) goes back to Geneva City Schools!
Click this link now in order to sign up, and we certainly do hope you enjoy viewing our network, and we thank you for your support!
On this installment of Landon’s “All In” Series, he intervews Wesley Garner:
In Landon’s next interview, he speaks with Coach Jamel Harris, the newest addition to the Geneva Panthers coaching staff. Coach Harris went to high school at neighboring Wicksburg before playing his college football with the University of Arkansas under Head Coach Houston Nutt.
Count Down to Kickoff!
The Geneva Panthers will travel to Hartford to play the Geneva Bulldogs on August 31th!
Tune into PSN to watch the game live and in High Definition and avoid the traffic!