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

Entiat holds off Hornets

Oroville’s volleyball team lost to Entiat in four sets on the road Saturday.

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Tonasket Swimming Pool

Swimming pool talk continues in Tonasket council

TONASKET – Just about everyone wants a swimming pool in the city of Tonasket. How to go about funding the construction — and, more problematically, the maintenance — of a pool has been the topic of discussion at several Tonasket City Council meetings in recent months. Joyce Fancher, who organized the first “friends of the [...]

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Hornets stun Liberty Bell with late comeback

Outplayed for three quarters and shorthanded due to injuries, Oroville’s football team bounced back with a big fourth quarter comeback to keep its playoff hopes alive with a 28-27 victory at Liberty Bell on Friday, Oct. 5.

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Avilez takes 2nd at Lake Roosevelt XC Invite

Tonasket’s Oscar Avilez took runner-up honors at Lake Roosevelt’s cross country invitational on Oct. 6.

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Richland XC Invitational is proving ground

For one of the few times this year, Oroville’s Sierra Speiker didn’t win a cross country race, or challenge the winner.

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Kodiaks deliver Homecoming beating

TONASKET – That certainly wasn’t part of Tonasket’s script for the week. After a week of Homecoming celebrations and activities, the Tigers hoped to top things off with a Caribou Trail League football victory over Cascade on Friday, Oct. 5. Big and strong on the line and speedy at the skill positions, the Kodiaks scored [...]

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Saturday, Oct. 6 Volleyball, Cross Country and Girls Soccer Results

Oct. 6 Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country Results

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Tonasket soccer edges Chelan in shootout

Tonasket bounced back from its loss to Cashmere earlier in the week by defeating Chelan in a penalty kick shootout on Thursday, Oct. 4.

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Friday, Oct. 5 Football Scores

Friday night lights up and down the northern 97 corridor

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Chelan sweeps Tigers

Chelan’s powerhouse volleyball team was too much for Tonasket.

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