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 boys topple Manson

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.

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Tigers no match for unbeaten Okanogan

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.

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Oroville girls bounce Riverside Christian

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.

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Tonasket wins Apple Pie Invitational

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. [...]

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Chelan puts down Tigers early

CHELAN – Chelan’s boys basketball team dominated the first half on the way to a 48-38 victory over Tonasket on Friday, Jan. 17.

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Tiger girls lose at Chelan

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.

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Friday, Jan. 17 Sports Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Wrestling Tonasket 60, Cascade 12 Girls Basketball Chelan 57, Tonasket 12 Okanogan 62, Cascade 35 Lake Roosevelt 52, Kittitas 42 Manson 44, Liberty Bell 23 White Swan vs. Wilson Creek Riverside Christian 18, CBSS 12 Boys Basketball Chelan 48, Tonasket 38 Okanogan 73, Cascade 35 Kittitas 54, [...]

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Hornet boys fall in final seconds

BRIDGEPORT – Oroville came up empty on two late-game chances to tie, and Bridgeport hit four free throws in the final six seconds as the Mustangs held on for a 49-44 victory over the Hornets on Jan. 16.

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Oroville girls trounce Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – Oroville’s girls basketball team outscored Bridgeport in every quarter on Jan. 16 to improve to 2-0 in Central Washington 2B League play.  

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Thursday, Jan. 16 Basketball Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Updated Standings/Schedules Girls Basketball Oroville 56, Bridgeport 26 Quincy 40, Wahluke 27 (NL) Boys Basketball Bridgeport 49, Oroville 44 Quincy 39, Wahluke 27 (NL)

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