Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Updated Standings & Schedules Girls Basketball Oroville 45, Lake Roosevelt 40 Cashmere 61, Tonasket 16 Brewster 75, Cascade 58 Okanogan 54, Quincy 13 White Swan 76, Soap Lake 34 (NL) Boys Basketball Lake Roosevelt 67, Liberty Bell 49 Cashmere 72, Tonasket 52 Brewster 92, Cascade 44 Okanogan [...]
About Brent BakerBrent 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
TONASKET – School board meetings usually involve hours of talk about finances, assessments, legislation and educational theory.
The Tonasket School Board meeting of Monday, Jan. 13, provided a change of pace as a number of district staff, primarily from the middle and high schools, presented highlights of recent teaching that showed that student’s experiences of late have been anything but dry.
TONASKET – Sewage collection and pumping systems in the Parry’s Acres and Johns Landing areas, which are operated by the City of Tonasket, are in need of repair. The Tonasket City Council, at its Tuesday, Jan. 14, meeting, authorized Mayor Patrick Plumb and city engineering firm to seek a planning-only grant from the Community Development Block Program to begin the process of repairing the system.
MANSON – Oroville improved to 4-0 in Central Washington League play with a 62-33 victory at Manson on Tuesday, Jan. 21. The Hornets play at Lake Roosevelt in a showdown for the league’s top spot on Thursday.
MANSON – Oroville’s boys basketball team earned its first league victory of the season, 58-50 over Manson, on Tuesday as Bryce Glover scored 21 points while Dustin Nigg and Joseph Sarmiento combined for 22 points and 19 rebounds.
TONASKET – Tonasket gave Okanogan all the Bulldogs could handle in their first meeting in December. Not so on Tuesday, Jan. 21, as Okanogan (15-0) ran up 49 points in the first half and defeated the Tigers 82-55.
OROVILLE – Nine Hornets reached the scoring column and three – Lily Hilderbrand, Mikayla Scott and Brittany Jewett – hit double figures as Oroville beat Riverside Christian 53-21 on Saturday, Jan. 18.
Team Scoring Tonasket 209, Warden 196.5, Warden 158, Okanogan 112, Liberty Bell 97, Cascade 85, Kettle Falls 66, Brewster 49, Oroville 28. Championship Matches 106 – Jesus Dominguez (WARD) def. Anthony Payton (OK), 2-2, 4 OT 113 – Mikey Canales (WARD) def. Johnny Martinez (WARD), by tech fall, 21-6 120 – Collin Aitcheson (TON) def. [...]
CHELAN – Chelan’s boys basketball team dominated the first half on the way to a 48-38 victory over Tonasket on Friday, Jan. 17.
CHELAN – In the teams’ first meeting this season, Tonasket took a one-point lead over Chelan in the third quarter last month. Chelan took no chances this time around, putting the game away early in the way to a 57-12 victory over the Tigers.