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

Saturday, Jan. 12 Wrestling and Basketball Scores

Wrestling Tonasket Apple Pie Invitational – Tonasket 206.5, Rogers (Spokane) 161, Liberty Bell 126.5, Chewelah 115, Warden 99, Cascade 76, Okanogan 53, Oroville 41. Rainier Tournament – Chelan 233, Castle Rock 228, Kiona-Benton 184 Rochester 107.5, Lake Roosevelt 95, Montesano 92, Kalama 86, Cascade Christian 86, Vashon 75, Castle Rock JV 74, Rainier 72, S. [...]

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Friday, Jan. 11 Scores

Wrestling Tonasket 62, Cascade 12 Girls Basketball Okanogan 51, Cascade 47 Manson def. Liberty Bell Lake Roosevelt 59, Kittitas 36 White Swan 72, Wilson Creek 13 (NL) Boys Basketball Okanogan 66, Cascade 52 Manson 48, Liberty Bell 47 Lake Roosevelt 49, Kittitas 41 Riverside Christian 76, CBSS 36 (NL) White Swan 78, Wilson Creek 28 (NL)

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Thursday, Jan. 10 Scores

Girls Basketball Oroville 40, Bridgeport 19 Quincy 41, Wahluke 18 (NL) Boys Basketball Oroville 51, Bridgeport 48 Wahluke 49, Quincy 40 (NL) Wrestling Quincy 50, Omak 28 Chelan 66, Cashmere 15

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NVH starts new tax credit program

TONASKET – In an effort to keep patients close to home and to thank local taxpayers for their support, North Valley Hospital debuted a new tax credit program beginning Jan. 1. Approved by the NVH District Board of Commissioners in November, the program gives property owners within the North Valley Hospital District a discount on [...]

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Slideshow: Tonasket basketball earns first CTL sweep since ’08

Tonasket’s boys and girls basketball teams earned their first sweep of a Caribou Trail League basketball doubleheader since Jan. 29, 2008, with their Tuesday, Jan. 8, wins over Quincy. The Tiger girls opened with a 43-29 victory, while the boys topped it off with a 61-46 win. Click the icon at lower right of the [...]

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Tuesday, Jan. 8 Boys and Girls Basketball Scores

Tuesday’s boys and girls hoops scores.

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Tietje, Hornet girls thwart Kittitas

Katie Tietje made Kittitas pay for its focus on shutting down Lily Hilderbrand.

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Kittitas boys take advantage of Hornets’ “worst game”

KITTITAS – A five hour bus trip didn’t do the Hornets any favors Saturday, as the fell behind early and lost 71-42 at Kittitas. The Coyotes burst out to a 35-13 halftime lead and never looked back. “We played our worst game so far,” said Oroville coach Allen Allie. “Turnovers were our downfall. you can’t [...]

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Kodiak comeback denies Tigers

Cascade comes back from a 20-point halftime deficit to edge Tigers in overtime.

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Hornets take two wrestling titles at ACH

Oroville’s wrestlers picked up a pair of individual champions and two runners-up at the Almira-Coulee/Hartline tournament on Saturday, Jan. 5.

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