GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) - After three failed votes over the past eight months (including the last three votes each going down to defeat by one single ballot), the O.K. Conference principals Thursday approved a realignment proposal which will change the high school athletic landscape beginning next fall.
Thursday's vote unfolded at Grandville High School.
The new realignment proposal, which was drafted within the past six weeks, was voted on by the principals first.
It went down to defeat 39-11.
A member of the council then brought back one of the previous proposals for a re-vote.
That one passed by a vote of 38-12.
Once Thursday's vote is approved by the Boards of Education next month, the O.K. Conferences will realign beginning in the 2012-2013 school year.
The conference will now consist of six divisions of six teams, one division of 8 teams and one division is 7 teams.