About Brent Baker

Brent is a freelance sports reporter for the Gazette-Tribune and owns and operates his own high school sports website OK Valley Sports. (See it online at okvalleysports.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/OK-Valley-Sports/172342412808987?fref=nf). Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).

Stories by Brent Baker

Friday, Sept. 27 Football Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Standings & Schedules Kittitas 20, Oroville 13 Okanogan 35, Tonasket 14 Cashmere 30, Chelan 29 Cascade 59, Omak 7 Quincy 35, Brewster 14 Liberty Bell 50, Manson 7 White Swan 44, Bridgeport 22 Lake Roosevelt 27, Liberty (Spangle) 24 (NL)

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Tuesday and Thursday volleyball & soccer scores

Fall, 2013 Standings & Schedules Thursday, Sept. 26 Volleyball Oroville 3, Lake Roosevelt 1 Bridgeport 3, Manson 2 Chelan 3, Okanogan 0 Cascade 3, Omak 0 Girls Soccer Entiat 4, Oroville 1 (NL) Okanogan 8, Chelan 1 Liberty Bell 6 Brewster 3 (NL) Ephrata 10, Quincy 1 (NL) Wenatchee 1, Cashmere 1 (Wenatchee wins PK Shootout) (NL) Tuesday, [...]

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Brewster wins defensive battle with Tigers

BREWSTER – Playing outstanding defense for one half wasn’t enough to save Tonasket’s Caribou Trail League football opener on Friday, Sept. 20. The Tigers, playing a fired up Brewster squad celebrating its homecoming, didn’t match the Bears’ energy or focus in the first half while falling behind 21-7. An inspired defensive performance kept Brewster pinned [...]

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Friday, Sept. 20 Football Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Brewster 21, Tonasket 7 Cashmere 40, Omak 6 Okanogan 27, Chelan 18 Cascade 26, Quincy 7 Lake Roosevelt 28, Bridgeport 25 (NL) Darrington 46, Manson 13 (NL) Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 43, Kittitas 6 (NL) White Swan at Tacoma Baptist – Saturday Oroville at Seattle Lutheran – cancelled Liberty Bell [...]

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2013 Fall Standings, Scores & Schedules

2013 Cross Country Caribou Trail League Central Washington 2B League

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Help on the way: TPD to get new patrol car

TONASKET – Tonasket Police Chief Rob Burks is willing to sacrifice a bit of the future in order to satisfy a dire need in the here and now. With the Tonasket Police in danger of being paralyzed by the failure of its aging fleet of vehicles, Burks gave his blessing to the Tonasket City Council’s [...]

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Okanogan County Fair 2013 Results

Grand Champions, Reserve Champions, Special Award winners from the county fair.

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Tigers hang on to beat Kettle

TONASKET - Tonasket’s defense kept Kettle Falls at bay for nearly all of Friday’s contest, and an offense that sputter in the second half picked up a pair of key first downs in the final minutes as the Tigers held off the Bulldogs 13-7. Kettle Falls had the ball at its own 28 with 4:15 to [...]

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Hornets win shootout with Mary Walker

OROVILLE – Oroville proved in its first game of the season it could win a defensive struggle. The Hornets showed in Game 2 that they were also up for an offensive shootout. Despite allowing Mary Walker of Springdale nearly 450 yards off offense, the Hornets broke away from an early 14-14 tie to defeat the Chargers [...]

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Friday, Sept. 13 Football Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Tonasket 13, Kettle Falls 7 (NL) Oroville 49, Mary Walker (Springdale) 28 (NL) Cascade 39, Cle Elum/Roslyn 21 (NL) Chelan 42, Naches Valley 9 (NL) Cashmere 55, Goldendale 12 (NL) Cheney 42, Omak 6 (NL) Okanogan 19, Connell 6 (NL) Royal 17, Quincy 13 (NL) Brewster 52, [...]

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