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

Tigers soccer team escapes Omak with shootout win

Tonasket and Omak went to a penalty kick shootout for the second time in two girls soccer meetings this season on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

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Tuesday, Oct. 16 Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Girls Soccer Tonasket 2, Omak 2 (Tonasket wins PK shootout) Liberty Bell 10, Oroville 0 Quincy 2, Chelan 0 Okanogan 3, Brewster 2 Cashmere 1, Cascade 0 Manson at Entiat Girls Soccer Standings / Scores / Schedules Volleyball Waterville 3, Oroville 1 (NL) Lake Roosevelt 3, Oroville 0 [...]

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Tigers lose at Quincy

QUINCY – The Tonasket volleyball team was swept in three sets at Quincy on Saturday, Oct. 13. Leading the Tigers were Devan Utt with 6-of-7 serving, 1 ace and 2 kills; Jenny Bello with 10-of-12 serving; Cassie Spear with 4-of-4 serving and 1 ace; Rachael Sawyer with 1 kill; and Ahlia Young with 1 kill.

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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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