By Christian Favalora, Owasso Reporter

Take a quick spin around the athletic facilities at E. 106th Street N. and it won’t be tough to find this phrase haunting the walls, “Earned, Not Given.”

Brent Marley is particularly fond of that line. It may appear on a white board or two, maybe on a printed sheet. It’s been taped to a door in the gymnasium before.

As athletic director at Rejoice Christian School, Marley is responsible for a quickly growing department of student athletes. He is also the head football coach and defensive coordinator, and he’s not often found dealing in exaggeration or flattery. Read the full story on Owasso