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Barb Metcalf cheers on her team during their state tournament game against Valley City. Chris Aarhus / Forum News Service

Metcalf coaches, teaches with positivity

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The Packer girls basketball program got a bit of a boost when Barb Metcalf was named head coach six years ago.

In the six years before she was hired, the Packers went 62-78, which is a winning percentage of .443. Since her hiring in 2008, they have won 97 of their 143 games for a .678 winning percentage.

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