SPRINGDALE – The Oroville wrestling team still isn’t able to put the team on the mats that coach Chuck Ricevuto hoped to see at the beginning of the season. But that has given some of his younger wrestlers a chance to compete, and some of them are taking advantage of the opportunity, such as at [...]
About Brent BakerBrent 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.
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Tonasket gets short end of the stick in wild finish
Oroville’s boys claimed a 61-47 victory at Columbia Basin Secondary School in Moses Lake as Zack Speiker scored a season-high 20 points.
The Tigers made a game of it, but a big early deficit proved too much to overcome as they lost 49-38 in a rematch of their season-opener eight days earlier.
OKANOGAN – The score wasn’t pretty, but Oroville girls basketball coach Mike Bourn was pleased with his team’s play in a 71-35 loss at Caribou Trail League favorite Okanogan on Thursday, Dec. 8. “We really didn’t go down there thinking we were going to pull off some big upset,” Bourn said. “Okanogan is loaded, and [...]
Tigers and Hornets face off in dual earlier in week
TONASKET – Tonasket School District administrators reported at the Nov. 28 school board meeting about the district’s progress toward meeting state-mandated proficiency levels that must be achieved by the 2013-2014 school year.
TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital District Board of Commissioners couldn’t take action on the proposal, but a redistricting plan met no opposition at a public hearing that led off the Thursday, Dec. 8 board meeting.
Tonasket has been deadly from the perimeter in its first two games, hitting a total of 22 3-pointers, including 12 against rival Oroville a 77-67 victory over the Hornets.
Tigers hang on for 32-31 victory over Oroville on Dec. 3.