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

Oroville girls head to XC state; Speiker wins regional

The Hornets didn’t quite get their team regional three-peat, finishing second to Lake Roosevelt by one point. But with the minimum of five girls needed for a team score, the Hornets will indeed be heading back to state. And Sierra Speiker cruised to her third straight individual regional title with 3-mile personal best time.

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Speiker honored by WIAA, looks ahead to state meet

OROVILLE – Sierra Speiker has been winning so many cross country races for so long in North Central Washington that it’s easy to just expect it to happen without regard to what it takes to reach that level of consistency. So Speiker was pleased when she learned she was the recipient of last week’s Washington [...]

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Saturday, Oct. 27 Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Saturday’s scores – final day of regular season for CTL.

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Friday, Oct. 26 Cross Country and Football Scores

Cross country regionals and football scores

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Thursday, Oct. 25 Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

High school soccer and volleyball, Oct. 25

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Brewster sweeps Tigers

Brewster delivered a three-game Caribou Trail League volleyball sweep to Tonasket on the Tigers’ Senior Night, Tuesday, Oct. 23.

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Hornets snap long streak with volleyball win

Oroville’s volleyball team snapped a three-year losing streak with a sweep of Manson on Oct. 23.

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A Cavallo, Quill Hyde’s “hanky-janky glory”

  TONASKET – Some things just defy description, and A Cavallo is one of them. It doesn’t mean an attempt won’t be made, but really? Quill Hyde, Tonasket’s artist/engineer extraordinaire, designed and built the metal structure with a little help from a lot of friends, transforming what is best characterized as a pile of junk [...]

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Brewster tops Tigers in overtime

TONASKET – Brewster scored a controversial golden goal in overtime to defeat the  Tonasket girls soccer team 2-1 in a Caribou Trail League match on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Brewster was awarded a penalty kick about two minutes into the first “golden goal” overtime period after a collision near the top of the box. Tigers goalkeeper [...]

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Tuesday, Oct. 23, Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Tuesday scores

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