Great Basin Conference will expand to nine teams

TWIN FALLS, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) Local 4A teams are gaining some company from eastern Idaho.

Century, Pocatello and Preston from District Five are moving into the Great Basin Conference.

They'll join Burley, Canyon Ridge, Jerome, Minico, Twin Falls and Wood River for a nine member conference, taking effect between the 2018-20 seasons.

The decision to combine Districts four and five was agreed on Tuesday by athletic directors during a meeting at Century High School.

The district administration approved the move on Wednesday.

According to the Idaho State Journal, District 6 programs from Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Shelley, Hillcrest and Skyline will form their own conference.

Official comment will come at a later date when the move is final.

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