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Barneveld's Myers steps down as basketball coach

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BARNEVELD, Wis. (WKOW) -

Legendary Barneveld High School basketball coach Jim Myers has stepped down from his position as the boys basketball coach. Myers confirmed his decision to WKOW on Monday afternoon. He says he wanted to make sure he had time to watch his son play in college at Concordia University.

Myers and his son, Matthew, just won a state championship for Barneveld this spring. That was Jim Myers' seventh state championship. He won six titles as the Barneveld girls basketball coach before taking over the boys job for his son's final two seasons.

Myers has been coaching for 40 years. He steps down with an overall record of 747-145.

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