Whalen, Lynx Beat Stars 91-84 Lindsay Whalen scored 22 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 91-84 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Thursday night. Maya Moore added 21 points and six rebounds for the Lynx, who have won four of their last five. Six Stars scored in double figures, led by rookie Kayla McBride with 17.
Moore Scores 26 Points, Lynx Beat Stars Maya Moore had 26 points and had nine rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-72 on Friday night to improve to 6-0.
Stars Cruise Past Wild For 4-0 Victory Erik Cole and Ray Whitney scored power-play goals, and the Dallas Stars stopped a three-game losing streak with a 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
Stars End Wild's 7-Game Win streak Jamie Benn, Ray Whitney and Cody Eakin each had a goal and an assist to help lead the Dallas Stars to a 5-3 victory to end the Minnesota Wild's seven-game winning streak on Friday.
Conjunction Between Crescent Moon & PlanetsEarly this evening toward the end of twilight in the low southwestern sky, the new crescent moon will be in a close conjunction with a triangle made by the planets Mars and Saturn along with the bright star Spica.
Minnesota Stars Upset Real Salt Lake 3-1 Minnesota took the lead on Kevin Venegas' goal in the opening minutes and dealt Real Salt Lake a 3-1 loss Tuesday night in the US Open Cup.
Conjunction With Full Moon, SaturnThis evening in the low southeastern sky they'll be a nice conjunction between the full moon, the bright star Spica, and the planet Saturn.
Leo The LionTonight and tomorrow night the nearly full moon will pass through the constellation Leo the Lion in the evening eastern sky.
Mike Lynch On Venus-Jupiter Conjunction
Look To The Skies For JupiterTonight, look for a super bright star just below the gibbous (football-shaped) moon. That star is actually the planet Jupiter, right around 446 million miles away.
Could Gene Tests Tell If Kids Can Be Sports Stars?A medical journal commentary is raising questions about genetic tests that claim to detect genes for excelling in sports.