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

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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Tigers bounce back again, beat Chelan

Tonasket’s girls soccer team picked up a win it needed to have on Thursday, Sept. 27, defeating Chelan at home, 2-0.

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Manson edges Oroville volleyball

MANSON – A point here, a point there, and the Oroville volleyball team will have that long-awaited victory. The Hornets (0-6, 0-1 Central Washington League North Division) came that close to topping Manson on Thursday, Sept. 27, falling in five sets 24-26, 28-26, 25-10, 24-26, 15-12 to the Trojans. “Our girls hustled and played as [...]

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Tiger volleyball bows to another state power

State 1A volleyball power Chelan may have a relatively young team but is proving to be no less imposing than it has been in adding to its collection of state trophies in recent years. Tonasket took its lumps in the Goats’ home floor on Thursday, Sept. 27, absorbing a 25-19, 25-8, 25-9 defeat.

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