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Agreeing such a move would not be a good fit, Western Big 6 Conference officials earlier this week voted against an all-sports merger with the Peoria-based Mid-State 6 Conference.

Rock Island principal and Big 6 president Tim Wernentin confirmed on Thursday morning the conference will move forward with its current membership. Wernentin would not reveal the final voting total, but did say "it was a majority, not unanimous." League bylaws state such an action requires two-thirds majority.

Based on that, at least four schools were against expansion.

"Simply put, some of our schools felt that we could be at a competitive disadvantage at some areas," Wernentin said. "It has nothing to do with anything negative from the Peoria schools at all."

Closing the door on expansion will significantly impact the football-only agreement between the two leagues. Within the last year, they formed the Mid-West 10 Football Conference with the goal it would start this fall. However, there was no league this year since Peoria Manual could not break its contract with Eureka for the regular-season finale. Moline played Chicago Marist that week.

The football arrangement was created with the understanding the two leagues would talk about expanding in all sports. With expansion not happening, the football scheduling may not continue.

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Agreeing such a move would not be a good fit, Western Big 6 Conference officials earlier this week voted against an all-sports merger with the Peoria-based Mid-State 6 Conference.

Rock Island principal and Big 6 president Tim Wernentin confirmed on Thursday morning the conference will move forward with its current membership. Wernentin would not reveal the final voting total, but did say "it was a majority, not unanimous." League bylaws state such an action requires two-thirds majority.

Based on that, at least four schools were against expansion.

"Simply put, some of our schools felt that we could be at a competitive disadvantage at some areas," Wernentin said. "It has nothing to do with anything negative from the Peoria schools at all."

Closing the door on expansion will significantly impact the football-only agreement between the two leagues. Within the last year, they formed the Mid-West 10 Football Conference with the goal it would start this fall. However, there was no league this year since Peoria Manual could not break its contract with Eureka for the regular-season finale. Moline played Chicago Marist that week.

The football arrangement was created with the understanding the two leagues would talk about expanding in all sports. With expansion not happening, the football scheduling may not continue. - See more at: http://qconline.com/archives/qco/display.php?id=658778#sthash.U1tPzbKx.dpuf

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