Sky Zone: April 2012

  • April 29, 2012

    Chicago Tribune: Sky sign former Trinity star Johnson

    "When training camp opens Sunday for the Chicago Sky, another former local star will be a member of the preseason roster....."

    Our Sports Central: Chicago Sky Sign Lykendra Johnson

    "The Chicago Sky has signed 6-1 forward Lykendra Johnson to a training camp contract, Head Coach and General Manager Pokey Chatman announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract are not disclosed......"

  • April 26, 2012

    Chicago Tribune: Sky's Cash, Fowles offer support and advice for Rose

    "Swin Cash and Sylvia Fowles, stars on the Sky and members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball team, can relate to the travails of the Bulls' Derrick Rose and his torn ACL...."

    Boston.com: Melrose High star bound for WNBA

    "Even as a senior at Melrose High, in 2007, Shey Peddy was pretty clear in her vision. "She told me that she wanted to play professional ball,’’ recalled Rob Ferrante, the girls’ basketball coach at Melrose....."

  • April 18, 2012

    WNBA: Temple's Peddy goes to Sky in WNBA draft

    "Temple star Shey Peddy was chosen in the second round of the WNBA draft on Monday by the Chicago Sky, with the 23d overall pick..."

    Sky not limit for Peddy

    "When the Sky stepped up to the plate Monday with the 11th pick of the round (23rd overall), Peddy began to feign a bit of disinterest. She started playing with her cell phone, trying to keep her emotions in check in case the Sky decided to go in a different direction. Once Peddy heard her name called, the athletic office at Temple exploded. "

    Chicago Sky Re-Signs Center Sylvia Fowles on Draft Day

    "Sylvia Fowles, a three-time All-Star and former league MVP, has signed a multi-year contract to remain with the Chicago Sky, the team announced Monday, hours before the 2012 WNBA draft......."

    Two Texas A&M seniors selected in WNBA Draft

    "Texas A&M's Tyra White and Sydney Carter were instrumental pieces to A&M's national championship in 2011 and now they will be moving on to be pieces of teams that hope to be similar title contenders."

    DeSoto alum Sydney Carter thrilled by selection in WNBA Draft

    "Former DeSoto basketball star Sydney Carter, who had a great career at Texas A&M that included a women's national title in 2011, was selected by the Chicago Sky with the 27th pick in Monday's WNBA Draft. It's a dream come true, Carter said...."

  • April 17, 2012

    Daily Herald: Sky signs Fowles to multiyear deal

    Chicago Tribune: Sky re-sign Fowles to multi-year deal

    "Sylvia Fowles, a three-time All-Star and former league MVP, has signed a multi-year contract to remain with the Chicago Sky, the team announced Monday, hours before the 2012 WNBA draft......."

    My Fox Chicago: Fowles Re-Signs With Sky

    "The Chicago Sky has re-signed center Sylvia Fowles to a multi-year contact the team announced today......"

    WTAW: White and Carter drafted by WNBA

    "Two seniors from the Texas A&M women’s basketball team, Tyra White and Sydney Carter, were selected in the 2012 WNBA Draft held Monday afternoon at ESPN headquarters....."

    Atlantic 10: Temple's Shey Peddy Selected as the 23rd Pick in the WNBA Draft by the Chicago Sky

    "With the 23rd overall pick in the WNBA Draft, the Chicago Sky selected Temple senior Shey Peddy. She becomes just the third-ever player from the program to be drafted by the league, now entering its 16th season. Peddy was the first pick for the Chicago Sky in this year's draft, taken in the second round...."

    Sun Times: Sky re-signs Sylvia Fowles, drafts guards Shey Peddy, Sydney Carter

    ESPN: Chat with Swin Cash

    "On Monday, WNBA star, and new member of the Chicago Sky, Swin Cash stopped by to chat during the WNBA draft."

    Chicago Sports Central: Sylvia Fowles Re-Signs with Chicago Sky

    "The Chicago Sky has re-signed center Sylvia Fowles to a multi-year contact the team announced today. Per team policy, further terms of the deal were not disclosed......."

    Chicago Sports Central: Chicago Sky Selects Shey Peddy and Sydney Carter in 2012 WNBA Draft

    "The Chicago Sky has drafted Shey Peddy of Temple University with the 23rd pick and Sydney Carter of Texas A&M University with the 27th pick of the 2012 WNBA Draft held today in Bristol Connecticut......"

  • April 16, 2012

    FIBA: Baric focuses on Slovenia and Sparta&K

    "Having seen Sparta&K head coach Pokey Chatman sign Sonja Petrovic for Chicago Sky, many are now wondering whether it is too early for Baric or whether she could be an interesting option....."

  • April 14, 2012

    Chicago Daily Herald: With Cash in hand, Sky doesn't need draft help

  • April 10, 2012

    Glencoe News: Women's Basketball: New Trier grad brings Sky to old haunts

    Dishin & Swishin 4/05/12 Podcast: WNBA coaches Agler, Kloppenburg & House break down the NCAA championship game

    "What did WNBA coaches think of the Baylor-Notre Dame match up? On today’s podcast, Seattle Storm head coach Brian Agler, Tulsa Shock head coach Gary Kloppenburg, and Chicago Sky assistant coach Jeff House will look at the two teams, their seasons and the game itself."

    USA Basketball picks first 11 for Women's Olympic Team

    "The first 11 members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team were announced today by USA Basketball and features a trio of two-time Olympic gold medalists, four athletes who have each earned one Olympic gold medal and four newcomers to the Olympic stage."

    The Sky Is Falling Into New Trier: WNBA Team to Play First Game at High School Venue

    "The Chicago Sky, the area’s local WNBA team, recently announced that they will play their only preseason home game at Gates Gym on the New Trier campus May 10 when they host the Washington Mystics."

    Major labels feature collections, alongside local designers & boutiques, for Chicago-based, non-profit performing arts event.

    "Audiences will enjoy fashion showcases from Eileen Fisher, AKIRA, Lane Bryant, GiGi Hill and more, accompanied by live musical performances from Chicago artists Obisoulstar and Las Bompleneras. Guest raffles include Chicago Sky tickets, a Talidis mink jacket, and a 2012 Chevy Sonic, courtesy of Grossinger City Autoplex."

  • April 3, 2012

    Daily Herald: Chicago Sky to open WNBA preseason at New Trier

    Our Sports Central: Sky Announce Pre-Season Schedule

    "The Chicago Sky's 2012 WNBA preseason schedule will begin with an exhibition game against the Washington Mystics at New Trier High School on Thursday, May 10, the team announced today....."

    WGN Radio: Sky to open preseason May 10 vs. Mystics

    Chicago Tribune: Sky to open preseason May 10 vs. Mystics

    "New players on the Chicago Sky will begin their assimilation process during training camp soon, and the team’s first preseason game is slated for May 10 against the Washington Mystics at New Trier in Winnetka...."