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

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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Tonasket wins Warden wrestling title

Tonasket’s wrestling team brought home its third tournament title of the season on Saturday, Jan. 5, winning three individual championships and edging Mt. Baker and Warden in a tight three-way battle in the nine-team tournament. The Tigers ran up 191.5 points to Mt. Baker’s 185 and Warden’s 183. Kittitas was fourth with 135 and Cascade a distant fifth with 79.

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Saturday, Jan. 5 Scores

Saturday’s hoops and wrestling results

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