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Granite City, Collinsville cause Southwestern Conference shakeup

BY SAM SCINTA
WEEKLY REPORTER

A familiar sight on the schedules of Southwestern Conference teams is about to disappear after this season, and it may be the first of a few moves to forever change the landscape of the conference.

This past Spring, the athletic department at Granite City High School announced a decision to move forward with procedures to leave the Southwestern Conference, a league that the school originally joined in 1923.

The 2017-18 seasons will be the last in the conference for the Warriors as the team will play out the final school year as the school transitions into conference independent status.

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