Lynn native Marvin Avery (center), seen here standing with sons Marquese (left) and Marvin (right), has been hired as the new boys basketball coach at Lynn Classical. (Courtesy Photo)
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Lynn Classical hires Marvin Avery as new boys basketball coach

LYNN -- The Lynn Classical boys basketball team will continue to be coached by a son of Lynn, as the Rams announced on Wednesday that they have hired Marvin Avery as its new head coach. 

"First of all, I just want to thank (Classical Principal) Amy Dunn, (Classical Athletic Director) Bill Devin and the administration for giving me the opportunity to be the coach at Lynn Classical," said Avery, a lifelong Lynner. "I understand the kind of position this is, and I'm excited to bring my brand of basketball to the Rams."

"Marvin's experience is exemplary, and it was really hard to overlook that experience," said Devin, who was a part of the committee that made the hiring decision. "He took a struggling program at Tech and really mad…

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