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

Cashmere volleyball defeats Tigers

Tonasket’s volleyball team fell at home to Cashmere on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 25-20, 25-9, 25-12.

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Tuesday, Oct. 2 Cross Country, Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Tuesday night’s scores

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Speiker wins Can-Am XC Invitational

Oroville’s Sierra Speiker added another feather to her figurative cap Saturday at the Can-Am Invitational, winning a battle with an Idaho Class 5A runner to claim the full 5k cross country race.

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Hornet offense unstoppable in win at Manson

Oroville’s football team has taken its share of lumps this season as most of the junior and sophomore-dominated team gets acclimated to the varsity game. The Hornets delivered a few lumps themselves Friday, Sept. 28, at Manson, piling up nearly 600 yards of offense on the way to a 60-34 victory over the Trojans to earn Oroville its first Central Washington League win of the season.

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Tigers look ahead after Cashmere loss

It can be hard to find the silver lining after a 56-point loss, but Tonasket football coach Jay Hawkins found several. The Tigers, despite losing to second-ranked Cashmere 62-6 on Friday, Sept. 28, cut down on penalties and turnovers from previous contests and had a few other bright spots throughout the Caribou Trail League game.

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And so it begins …

Construction began last week on the long-awaited Bonaparte Creek water and sewer project, though just for awhile.

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Pateros sweeps past Hornet volleyball team

PATEROS – Oroville’s volleyball team took on defending state 2B tournament participant Pateros, which is looking for a return trip to state this season after dropping down to the 1B ranks. The Nannies are no less imposing, however, as they swept past the Hornets 25-17, 25-15, 25-10. “(We) started this game with great intensity and [...]

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Oroville soccer edged by Wenatchee

Oroville’s girls soccer team played its best match of the season in a one-goal loss to the Wenatchee JV.

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Saturday, Sept. 29 Volleyball, Girls Soccer and Cross Country Results

High school sports scores from Sept. 29.

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Friday, Sept. 28 Football Scores

Caribou Trail League and Central Washington 2B League Oroville 60, Manson 34 Cashmere 62, Tonasket 6 Okanogan 41, Brewster 0 Quincy 45, Omak 0 Cascade 54, Chelan 19 (Saturday) White Swan 36, Mabton 8 Liberty Bell 27, Bridgeport 26 Kittitas 61, Lake Roosvelt 14 Football standings / scores / schedules

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