Sterling and Geneseo both accept invitation to join the Western Big 6

 

UPDATE:

As of Tuesday Morning at 9:00 AM Sterling has accepted an offer to join the Western Big 6 starting in the 2019-2020 season.  The Golden Warriors now make the 8th team in the Western Big 6.

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GENESEO, Illinois - The Geneseo school board has accepted an invitation to join the Western Big 6. The announcement was made on March 21, 2018.

The Maple Leafs will join the conference for all sports starting during the 2019-2020 school year.

The decision was made after a 5-0 vote. They will be the first to join the conference since it was formed in 1969.

The leafs could be joined by Sterling as well. A decision for the Golden Warriors is expected very soon.

WQAD's Kory Kuffler is in Geneseo. We will update this post with more details as information becomes available.