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

Tigers run at Republic

Tonasket’s cross country teams took to the road Tuesday, Oct. 9, to run at the Republic Invitational, which also served as the District 7 1B/2B meet.

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Lake Roosevelt volleyball edges Hornets

The Oroville volleyball team keeps improving. Hopefully that improvement will soon result in a victory as the Hornets pushed Lake Roosevelt to five sets on Tuesday, Oct. 9 before falling.

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Hornet soccer notches first win

The Oroville girls soccer team notched its first victory of the season on Tuesday, Oct. 9, blanking Bridgeport 1-0 in a Central Washington League contest.

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Tuesday, Oct. 9 Girls Soccer, Volleyball and Cross Country Scores

Tuesday night high school scores

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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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