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West Fargo's Tia Lopez prepares to shoot on Devils Lake during a game last season in West Fargo. Michael Vosburg/The Forum

Season Preview: Girls soccer coach says 'This is the year'

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The West Fargo girls soccer team, like the Greek myth of Sisyphus, has watched in frustration for three consecutive years as its dream of making the state tournament vanished - a proverbial boulder tumbling back down the hill.


Each time, the Packers have battled through the East Region tournament only to miss their chance at a berth in the big show.

As far as Packers coach Jon Melendez is concerned, that ends this season.

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