Building self-esteem can be a difficult challenge, especially for young girls. An event designed to help young women build their self-esteem was held this (Tuesday) evening at the Doctors Park Mental Health Center.
The Minnesota Lynx defeated San Antonio 91-84 Thursday night. Lindsay Whalen led the Lynx with 22 points and 7 assists, Maya Moore added 21 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and Monica Wright added 17 points for Minnesota.
The Minnesota Lynx lost 87-78 to Indiana and the Fever win the WNBA title 3 games to 1 over the Lynx. Lindsay Whalen led the Lynx with 22 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds and Maya Moore had 16 points for Minnesota. Seimone Augustus struggled by shooting 3-21 from the field and scored just 8 points. Tamika Catchings led Indiana with 25 points.
The Minnesota Lynx began defense of their WNBA title with a 78-70 win over Seattle Friday night. Lindsay Whalen led the Lynx with 20 points and 6 assists, Seimone Augustus added 19 points and Maya Moore added 16 points and 7 rebounds.
The Minnesota Lynx downed Indiana 86-79 at home Monday night to improve to 26-5 this season. Maya Moore led the Lynx with a career high 29 points and Lindsay Whalen added 13 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Minnesota outrebounded the Fever 37-25.
The Minnesota Lynx defeated Tulsa 83-59 Sunday to clinch a playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Lynx needed just 21 games to clinch a playoff spot while last season it took 26 games. Maya Moore led the Lynx with 22 points, Lindsay Whalen added 15 points and Seimone Augustus contributed 14.
Star Tribune sportswriter Jim Souhan has spent a lot of time watching the US women's basketball team at this year's Olympics. He says Hutchinson native Lindsay Whalen has been one of the big stars on a lead loaded with talent.
Melrose native Amanda Smock walked in the parade of nations during the opening ceremony for the Games of the XXX Olympiad on Friday night. We found a picture she posted on Twitter of her and fellow Olympian Tyrone Smith.