(1-23-20) The Green Meadows Conference has decided to remove Holgate from the conference. The Holgate Board of Education voted 3-2 recently to remain in the GMC and turning down membership in the Buckeye Border Conference. A Holgate community committee had recommended to accept the BBC invitation and was made up of students, coaches, booster members, the Holgate mayor, school administrators and members of the school district.
According to reports the BOE will meet in an emergency meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation.
The GMC executive board met today at 9 AM to discussion Holgate’s membership in the league. According to reports a press release was sent out confirming their decision to remove the Tigers. Holgate has been a member since 1968.
The notice is just another hurdle Holgate will have to get over, this past year they went from 11-man football to an 8-man schedule. Recentlty the school board gave approval to join the 8-m football only Northern 8 Conference.