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

Republic boys, Liberty Bell girls win Oroville XC Invitational

Oroville’s Sierra Speiker won the Hornets’ home invitational by over a minute and a half, while Liam Daily of Liberty Bell won a battle with Republic’s Duncan Forsman to claim victory on the boys side on a damp Saturday morning, Oct. 13.

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Quincy defense keeps Tigers down

Quincy’s football team posted its fourth consecutive shutout at the expense of Tonasket on Friday, Oct. 13.

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Hornets throttle LR to solidify playoff hopes

Oroville’s football team took care of business against a Lake Roosevelt team it knew it couldn’t allow to stay in the game, putting together a nearly mistake-free performance while beating the Raiders 45-19.

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Karlie Henneman crowned 2013 Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo Queen

The drama of last year’s competition for Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo Queen may have been lacking, but that was OK with Karlie Henneman, who knew as the only contestant this year that she would receive the crown she’d been pursuing since last year.

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EMT training offered in Tonasket

Tonasket EMS director will be teaching an Emergency Medical Technician course from November through February in Tonasket.

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Saturday, Oct. 13 Girls Soccer, Volleyball and Cross Country

Saturday, Oct. 13 scores

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Okanogan volleyball tops Tigers

The Tonasket volleyball team was swept by Okanogan on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 25-18, 25-20, 25-13.

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Friday, Oct. 12 Football Scores

Friday 10/12 football

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Double hat trick for Tigers in win over Oroville

OROVILLE – Tonasket’s girls soccer team earned a 6-0 non-league victory at Oroville on Thursday, Oct. 11, using hat tricks by Kylie Dellinger and Christa McCormick to account for all of their scoring. The Tigers led 4-o at the half, but could have had quite a few more if not for Oroville goalkeeper Tosca Pickering, [...]

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Half-Baked: Cyber-feathers fly over Big Bird tweets

This week, to celebrate the first anniversary of my employment at the Gazette-Tribune, I temporarily allow the issue to highjack my sports column to talk about the politics of eating Big Bird, and how the thought set off a Twitter bomb with “Tonasket” written all over it … sorry, better make that #Tonasket, since we are talking Twitter.

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