The WIAA Board of Controls voted 10-0 on Thursday to expand the boys and girls state basketball tournaments from four to five divisions for the upcoming season. Just 4 teams in Division One will now earn a trip to Madison rather than 8 which had been the norm.
The WIAA also voted 7-3 to create at 16 team football only conference by merging the Wisconsin Valley and Fox Valley Association.
The North Division will consist of; Wausau East, Wausau West, DC Everest, Appleton East, Appleton North, Appleton West, Kimberly, & Kaukauna
The South Division will include; Fond du Lac, Oshkosh North, Oshkosh West, Neenah, Menasha, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids, and Marshfield.
The new league will begin play in 2011.