About Brent Baker

Brent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. 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 started work at the G-T in 2011.

Stories by Brent Baker

Okanogan hands Tonasket boys first hoops loss

TONASKET – Jim Townsend scored 25 points, many of them off of offensive rebounds, as Okanogan handed Tonasket the Tigers’ first loss of the season on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The unbeaten (5-0) Bulldogs raced to a 26-7 lead early in the second quarter, but the Tigers got back in the game with a 15-2 run [...]

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Tuesday, Dec. 11 Basketball Scores

CTL and CWL Scores for Tuesday.

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Tonasket School Board stands pat with board positions

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board, in its annual reorganization of the three specific positions held by board members, opted not to make any changes to its makeup. In three separate unanimous votes, Jerry Asmussen will continue as board chair; Catherine Stangland will continue as board vice chair; and Lloyd Caton will continue as the [...]

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Tigers use big run to swat Hornets

Tonasket’s boys basketball team used a huge third quarter run to pull away from stubborn Oroville in the rivals’ only meeting of the season on Friday, Dec. 4.

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Oroville girls edge Tonasket

Oroville’s girls basketball team edged Tonasket 35-33 in a white-knuckler on Friday, Dec. 7.

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Chelan boys too much for Oroville

OROVILLE – It’s no surprise that a young team facing a superior opponent might struggle, and that was certainly the case for the Oroville boys as they fell hard to Chelan in a non-league basketball contest on Saturday, Dec. 8, 74-22. Hornets coach Allen Allie said that while he’s seeing plenty of improvement with his [...]

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Saturday, Dec. 8 Wrestling and Basketball Results

CTL and CWL Scores for Dec. 8.

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Boys Basketball Standings, Scores and Schedules

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Standings

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Girls Basketball Standings, Scores and Schedules

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington League Standings

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Oroville girls fall to Chelan

OROVILLE – Despite absorbing a 33-point loss, Oroville girls basketball coach Mike Bourn was happier with his team’s performance Saturday, Dec. 8, than he was with the previous night’s two-point win over Tonasket. “That’s a very, very good Chelan team,” he said. “Courtney Dietrich is 6-1 and they had a couple of other tall players, [...]

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