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Ex-Bowman coach Marvin Rea back in game, but not as a basketball coach

Ex-Bowman coach Marvin Rea back in game, but not as a basketball coach

Closure for Marvin Rea happened in the strangest way. He landed at Lighthouse Academies as the regional operation manager. He'll oversee compliance issues for four Lighthouse Charter Schools — three in Gary and one in East Chicago. There is no basketball description in his job title. Quincy Taylor is the coach at Lighthouse. The two know of each other, but they don't really know each other. Taylor was an assistant at Lew Wallace before going to Lighthouse. Taylor had a quote before Rea got fired that rankled the veteran coach. He said of Bowman's spectacular run, which included four appearances in the state finals in five years: "I do believe the party is...

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