baseball pdOWASSO, Okla. – Following receipt of a demand letter from a prominent atheist activist organization, an Oklahoma school district has advised that it has barred its baseball coaches—and any other district employee—from leading student prayers at school events. As previously reported, the Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to Owasso Public Schools Superintendent Clark Ogilivie last week, urging the district to put an end to alleged coach-led prayers at Owasso High School. The organization specifically cited Coach Larry Turner, 56, who it accused of leading his team in prayer, as well as some of Turner’s assistant coaches. Turner was named the best high school baseball coach in the United States last year as he was dubbed the 2013 National Baseball Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations. He has won ten state championships over his 32-year tenure and averages 31 wins per season. More