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A Renton woman's car was vandalized Sept. 11. The 41-year-old woman went out to the car in the morning and found one of the tires was slashed several times.
At 4-1, the Renton girls soccer team has already topped last year’s three wins. The Indians have been potent on offense too, scoring 35 goals. Much of the early success has been because of freshman Asia Brisco, a bubbly, confident forward with a nose for the goal.
The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. A man attempted to steal nearly $300 worth of liquor and candy from Safeway Sept. 11. The man was leaving the downtown Safeway when an employee noticed that the items were not bagged properly and asked the man for his receipt. He pretended to show the employee a receipt then tipped over the cart full of merchandise and ran off.
Off to a 5-2 start, the Lindbergh girls swim team is looking forward to the meat of its Seamount schedule. "We're doing great so far," said Lindbergh coach Roger Miron. "We started off the season hot and the kids are starting to get into shape."
The Indians placed 11th at the district meet last season. This year, they welcome back senior Tala Hild, who missed last season after shoulder surgery. Hild qualified for state in the 100 fly as a freshman and sophomore. Senior Eloisa Bautista is also back after missing last year's postseason meets. Bautista has qualified for state for three years.
Liberty sophomore Mackenna Briggs and Hazen junior Talisa Wibmer are two of the state's top contenders in the 100 back this year. Last season was excellent for Briggs. She won the 3A title and became the first Liberty freshman to ever qualify for state in every event. Briggs also finished third in the 200 IM at state.
A Renton woman was arrested after pushing her ex-fiance off a bar stool Sept. 18. The 31-year-old has becoming more and more violent in recent months, according to her 31-year-old ex-fiance. The two had lived together for about a year and a half, but their relationship ended that day after a fight.
The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. A Renton man was arrested for domestic assault after harming his girlfriend Sept. 15. The 19-year-old was playing World of Warcraft on the couple's laptop when the 19-year-old girlfriend asked to use the laptop for schoolwork. He refused because he was "raiding" in the game. She said schoolwork is more important than a game and tried to grab the laptop.
A group of 30 Microsoft employees volunteered at Vision House in Renton Friday, moving furniture, cleaning, and doing work around the grounds as part of the United Way Day of Caring. "Volunteers are the life of Vision House," said John Camerer, director of operations. "Today they're getting things done that we wouldn't normally get done. That's why it's so crucial that we have groups like this come in."
With a new core the Lindbergh girls soccer team is looking to build on last year’s success. The Eagles went 12-6 and finished with the top record in the Seamount last season. Even after losing talented seniors Whitney Hilde, Kimi Girmus and Jordyn McLuen, the team has plenty of talent this year.
With bigger numbers and a growing optimism, the Renton girls soccer team is off to a 2-0 start this season. “We have a large team this year,” said Renton coach Andrea Anderson. “With many returning players and quite a few new faces.”
All four of Renton's cross-country teams competed at the Ft. Steilacoom Invite Saturday. The top overall finisher was Lindbergh senior Mohamud Abid, who placed third. The top team was the Liberty girls, who took fourth.
The Hazen football team ran over Highline 50-21 Friday night. The Highlanders (2-1) rushed for six touchdowns and passed for another. They led the game 28-14 at the half and 43-14 through three quarters.
It didn’t take ice skater Ashlee Evans long to become one of the country’s best. In her first year trying, Evans qualified for the National Solo Dance Championships Sept. 20-23 in Colorado Springs, Colo. “I’m really, really excited about it,” said the 17-year-old Kentridge senior. “I’m just so happy.”
The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. A Renton man was warned to make no further contact with a Renton woman after stalking behavior. The 54-year-old woman found a note on her car Aug. 18 that addressed her as "Parrot Lady," expressed romantic interest, and directed her to a website. The woman owns a parrot and has several bird statuettes in her front yard.
The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. A Renton man was cited for domestic assault Sept. 9. The 21-year-old fought with his 12-year-old sister at their home on Pierce Avenue. The fight started when the sister took a photo of him and posted it on Facebook. This angered him and he wanted her phone to delete the photo. She refused and he started to hit her with a broom. He then dragged her into the living room. At this point another sister called the police.
A Renton man threatened to kill his father Sept. 9. The 21-year-old got into a fight with his 52-year-old father at the 800 block of Redmond Avenue. During the fight, the son hid a butcher knife in his pants and threatened to kill the father. The son then went into his room.
The Seattle Seahawks lost to Arizona 20-16 Sunday. The Seahawks (0-1) were in position to win, getting the ball to Arizona's four-yard line in the final minute, but the drive ended on three straight incompletions.
The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. A Redmond man was arrested for driving under the influence Sept. 3. Police were called to the 700 block of Rainier Avenue at about 9 p.m. to find a car driving on a bare rim, throwing sparks and tearing up the road surface.
Lindbergh's offense struggled early, but made up for it later in a 42-21 win against Steilacoom Friday night. The Eagles (1-1) got on the board in the second quarter when Cam Callen broke off a 58-yard touchdown run. The Eagles scored 21 points in the quarter.