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

Oroville volleyball absorbs road loss

WATERVILLE – Oroville’s volleyball team made the long trip to Waterville, only to come home with a four set loss to the Shockers on Thursday, Sept. 13. “Unfortunately (they) did not bring home a win,” said Oroville coach Stacey Hinze of the Hornets’ 22-25, 14-25, 25-19, 13-25 loss. “It was a disappointment, but a well-deserved [...]

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Tonasket School board hears transport request from Peaceful Valley Christian School

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board heard a request from the Peaceful Valley Christian School at its Monday, Sept. 10 board meeting, which asked that a pair of students be allowed to utilize the district’s bus transportation. The students live on Toroda Creek Road, outside of Wauconda. District transportation director Jeff Yeckel was approached by Peaceful [...]

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Hornet soccer team falls at Liberty Bell

WINTHROP – Liberty Bell, looking more and more like a Central Washington League title contender with every outing, took it to a young Oroville girls soccer squad playing its first game of the season on Sept. 11, 10-1. The Mountain Lions, who had already played a pre-season jamboree and three regular season games, scored early [...]

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Tuesday, Sept. 11 Soccer and Volleyball Scores

CTL and CWL (2B) Scores Girls Soccer Okanogan 5, Tonasket 2 Liberty Bell 10, Oroville 1 Brewster 3, Omak 2 (PK shootout) Cashmere 3, Quincy 0 LaSalle 3, Cascade 1 (NL) Entiat at Bridgeport (NL) Soccer standings / scores / schedules Volleyball Okanogan 3, Tonasket 0 Cascade 3, Chelan 0 Brewster 3, Omak 0 Cashmere [...]

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Tonasket drops CTL volleyball opener

OKANOGAN – Tonasket opened up its Caribou Trail League season at Okanogan on Tuesday, Sept. 11, with a 25-19, 25-20, 25-19 loss to the Bulldogs. “I am pleased at how far the girls have come and handled themselves on the court,” said Tonasket coach Jackie Gliddon. “Although we lost , our play improved. The girls [...]

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Oroville’s Speiker, Republic’s Forsman win Tonasket Invite

Though lineups were depleted by athletes committed to the Okanogan County Fair, Tonasket hosted its season-opening cross country meet on Saturday, Sept. 8, with 74 runners competing.

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2012 Girls Soccer Standings

2012 girls soccer standings, scores and schedules. Scroll down below standings block for score / schedule links.

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2012 Volleyball Standings

2012 volleyball standings, scores and schedules. Scroll down below standings block for score / schedule links.

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Friday, Sept. 7 Football Scores

Tonasket beat Kettle Falls and Oroville edged Mary Walker to highlight area football action on Sept. 7.

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Tonasket ‘D’ throttles Kettle Falls

Tonasket football coach Jay Hawkins told his team that Friday’s defensive performance was the best he’s seen a Tiger team put forth in several seasons.

It would be hard to argue after the Bulldogs put together just one solid drive despite having most of its key offensive players back from a team that won at Tonasket last year. The Tigers held Kettle to 220 yards of offense, 70 of which came on the Bulldogs’ second possession of the game and resulted in their only score as Tonasket rolled, 26-6.

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