SOMONAUK – The Little Ten Conference held a special meeting at Somonauk High School on Dec. 4, 2019. All schools were represented at both the AD/Principal meeting, followed by the Legislative meeting. During that meeting the Little Ten Conference voted to accept DePue Unit School 103 into the conference beginning Fall 2020.
The Little Ten Conference was formed for the 1919-1920 school year. Founding members included Earlville, Hinckley, Leland, Paw Paw, Plano, Rollo, Sandwich, Shabbona, Somonauk, and Waterman. Current members include Earlville, Hiawatha, Hinckley-Big Rock, Indian Creek, LaMoille, Leland, Newark, Serena, and Somonauk. The Little Ten Conference Boys' Basketball Tournament has been held every season since 1920 and is the oldest conference tournament in Illinois, celebrating its 100th anniversary in February of 2019.
The Little Ten Conference currently sponsors the following sports and activities – boys’ golf, boys’ soccer, girls’ volleyball, boys’ and girls’ basketball, baseball, softball, band, choir and Scholastic Bowl.