About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. 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, 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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White Swan’s Sampson derails solid Hornet effort

WHITE SWAN – A few weeks ago, the thought of Oroville’s football team even hanging with a powerful White Swan squad seemed a tad optimistic. The young Hornets have grown as the season has progressed. And there they were, in hostile territory on Friday, Oct. 19, trailing the Cougars 33-30 in the fourth quarter. Oroville [...]

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Cascade thwarts Tonasket volleyball

TONASKET – Tonasket’s volleyball team overcame a slow start to challenge Cascade in the middle set of Saturday’s Caribou Trail League volleyball match but were ultimately swept by the league co-leaders, 25-4, 25-18, 25-8. “(We) weren’t awake or ready to play the first game,” said Tonaskett coach Jackie Gliddon. “We came alive in the second [...]

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Tigers rock Omak on Senior Night

TONASKET – A long month of playing the top teams in the Caribou Trail League — which are also some of the best 1A teams in the state — came to a happy end for the Tonasket football team Friday, Oct. 19, as the Tigers pulled away from Omak in the second half to claim [...]

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Cascade holds off Tiger soccer squad

Once again, Tonasket’s girls soccer team showed once again it could go toe-to-toe with a high-powered opponent like Cascade in a 2-0 loss to the Kodiaks on Saturday.

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