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          Crossville began playing football in 1926 and schedules a game against nearby Geraldine. The teams have played every year since and created a rivalry known as The Battle of Skirum Creek. The teams have played a total of 94 times since that first meeting that was won by Geraldine 26-0.

          The two schools look forward to their annual meeting with great anticipation. Sometimes the fans get a little over zealous. Once someone cut donuts on the football field and left a Crossville town limit sign behind. The acts are never violent and there is usually no serious property damage.

          In 2006, the two schools played the first day game since 1939. The game was postponed due to weather and tornado threats and played the following Tuesday afternoon. It was Geraldine's second win at Crossville since 1972.

          Crossville handed the Bulldogs their only defeat of the season in 1981 and knock them out of the state playoffs. Geraldine defeated the Lions in 1983 for their only win of the season.

          The Bulldogs have dominated the series in recent years winning thirteen of the last fifteen contests. Geraldine has not lost to Crossville at home since the 1997 season. While Crossville leads the overall series 55-36-3, Geraldine has closed the gap significantly in recent history.

           Crossville gained an advantage in the rivalry when they won twenty-one of twenty-five games between 1974-1998.

          The schools are only about seven miles apart in DeKalb County which is one reason this remains one of the top rivalries in the state.



Total Meetings:  94
Series Record:  Crossville leads 55-36-3
Home Record: Geraldine: 18-16-0
                        Crossville: 23-10-1
First Meeting:  1926, Geraldine 26, Crossville, 0
Last Meeting:  10/30/2015, Geraldine 38, Crossville, 17
Longest Winning Streak:  Geraldine 5 (2011-2015), Crossville 9 (1974-1982)
Biggest Wins:  Geraldine 63-27 (2013), Crossville 36-0 (1988)

Biggest Upsets:  1956 Crossville (3-3-3) upset Geraldine (7-3) 6-0
                          2000 Crossville (9-4) handed Geraldine their only regular season loss 28-22

         



Geraldine vs. Crossville
2015 Geraldine 38-17 Crossville
2014 Geraldine 41-14 Crossville
2013 Geraldine 63-27 Crossville
2012 Geraldine 35-12 Crossville
2011 Geraldine 35-20 Crossville
2010 Crossville 43-42 Geraldine
2009 Geraldine 43-35 Crossville
2008 Geraldine 49-14 Crossville
2007 Geraldine 18-8 Crossville
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2006 Geraldine 46-28 Crossville
2005 Geraldine 26-23 Crossville
2004 Crossville 38-32 Geraldine
2003 Geraldine 24-22 Crossville
2002 Geraldine 38-13 Crossville
2001 Geraldine 20-14 Crossville
2000 Crossville 28-22 Geraldine
1999 Geraldine 35-17 Crossville
1998 Crossville 10-9 Geraldine
1997 Crossville 19-0 Geraldine
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1996 Crossville 38-6 Geraldine
1995 Crossville 14-7 Geraldine
1994 Crossville 7-0 Geraldine
1993 Geraldine 7-0 Crossville
1992 Crossville 7-6 Geraldine
1991 Geraldine 34-10 Crossville
1990 Crossville 21-0 Geraldine
1989 Geraldine 15-8 Crossville
1988 Crossville 36-0 Geraldine
1987 Crossville 26-0 Geraldine
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1986 Crossville 41-7 Geraldine
1985 Crossville 38-7 Geraldine
1984 Crossville 20-7 Geraldine
1983 Geraldine 6-0 Crossville
1982 Crossville 26-6 Geraldine
1981 Crossville 35-23 Geraldine
1980 Crossville 14-7 Geraldine
1979 Crossville 13-12 Geraldine
1978 Crossville 20-15 Geraldine
1977 Crossville 17-7 Geraldine
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1976 Crossville 33-0 Geraldine
1975 Crossville 12-7 Geraldine
1974 Crossville 33-0 Geraldine
1973 Geraldine 33-13 Crossville
1972 Geraldine 27-0 Crossville
1971 Geraldine 40-7 Crossville
1970 Crossville 13-0 Geraldine
1969 Geraldine 13-0 Crossville
1968 Crossville 20-0 Geraldine
1967 Crossville 33-6 Geraldine
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1966 Crossville 19-12 Geraldine
1965 Geraldine 9-6 Crossville
1964 Crossville 12-6 Geraldine
1963 Crossville 30-12 Geraldine
1962 Crossville 12-7 Geraldine
1961 Crossville 12-6 Geraldine
1960 Crossville 18-0 Geraldine
1959 Crossville 14-6 Geraldine
1958 Geraldine 6-2 Crossville
1957 Crossville 6-0 Geraldine
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1956 Crossville 6-0 Geraldine
1955 Crossville 12-6 Geraldine
1954 Geraldine 28-7 Crossville
1953 Geraldine 33-7 Crossville
1952 Geraldine 27-9 Crossville
1951 Geraldine 6-0 Crossville
1950 Crossville 14-6 Geraldine
1949 Geraldine 7-0 Crossville
1948 Crossville 39-6 Geraldine
1947 Crossville 26-13 Geraldine
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1946 Crossville 6-6 Geraldine
1945 Crossville 26-0 Geraldine
1944 Crossville 33-0 Geraldine
1943 Crossville 6-3 Geraldine
1942 Crossville 6-0 Geraldine
1942 Crossville 13-6 Geraldine
1941 Geraldine 12-0 Crossville
1940 Crossville 0-0 Geraldine
1939 Crossville 13-13 Geraldine
1938 Geraldine 6-0 Crossville
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1937 Crossville 19-6 Geraldine
1937 Crossville 7-0 Geraldine
1936 Crossville 19-6 Geraldine
1935 Geraldine 19-7 Crossville
1934 Crossville 13-6 Geraldine
1933 Crossville 6-0 Geraldine
1932 Crossville 6-0 Geraldine
1932 Crossville 6-0 Geraldine
1931 Crossville 6-0 Geraldine
1931 Crossville 12-6 Geraldine
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1930 Geraldine 6-0 Crossville
1929 Crossville 12-0 Geraldine
1928 Geraldine 22-6 Crossville
1927 Geraldine 12-0 Crossville
1926 Geraldine 26-0 Crossville

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