Sky Zone Archives: May 2012

Sky Zone: June 2012

  • June 4,2012

    Leveling the playing field even more

    June 2, 2012

    Associated Press: Sylvia Fowles leads Sky past Mystics, 69-57

    "Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 12 rebounds and helped key a 29-8 first-half run in the Chicago Sky's 69-57 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams...."

    Chicago Sun-Times: Sylvia Fowles’ double-double helps Sky beat Mystics in opener

    Fox Sports: Sky 69, Mystics 57

    Washington Post: Mystics vs. Sky: Washington plagued by turnovers in 69-57 season opening loss

  • May 18, 2012

    Associated Press: Sky-Mystics Preview

    "The Chicago Sky and Washington Mystics finished in the bottom two spots of the Eastern Conference last season, combining to lose their final nine contests...."

    Daily Herald: Action aplenty among area teams

    "It’s a great time to be a women’s sports fan in Chicago. There’s a lot going on right now...."

    Chicago Tribune: After 'tough decisions,' Sky finalizes roster

    "With the season-opener Saturday at Washington, the Chicago Sky announced its roster for the 2012 season on Wednesday....."

    Chicago Sun-Times: Sky wants to get a handle on turnovers

    "Sky center Sylvia Fowles wants to cut back on turnovers...."

    Chicago Tribune: Sky hope Cash will be money player

    "Incoming veteran and holdover Fowles expected to lead team to 1st playoffs...."

  • May 15, 2012

    Ex-Bulldogs stars won’t cross paths

    "WNBA: The WNBA preseason schedule concludes today when Courtney Vandersloot and the Chicago Sky play at defending WNBA champion Minnesota. The regular season starts on Friday."

    Lynx, led by bench, rout Chicago 82-61 in exhibition at U

    "Chicago, 2-1 in the preseason, was led by Tamera Young's 11 points."

    Lynx hand Sky first preseason loss

    "The defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 82-61 in their preseason game Tuesday at the Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis. "

    Q+A: Sylvia Fowles ‘We really have a chance to compete for a championship.’

    "The Chicago Sky made a splash this offseason, moving their second overall pick to bring in veterans Ruth Riley and Swin Cash. They also added veteran point guard Ticha Penicheiro to the mix, but no move was more important than keeping All-Star center Sylvia Fowles on the roster."

    Coach of rebuilt Chicago disappointed with Sky's energy in loss to Lynx

    "Chicago coach Pokey Chatman took her team's 82-61 loss in perspective. 'It's a preseason game,' she said after Tuesday's exhibition loss at the Sports Pavilion."

    Sky set sights on first playoff spot

    "It's probably safe to say that reaching the WNBA postseason is a singular focus in Chicago. Chatman said after the end of the 2011 season that missing the playoffs in 2012 'was not an option.'"

  • May 14, 2012

    Prince, Swords power Sky past Liberty

    "Epiphanny Prince led all scorers with 15 points to guide the Chicago Sky to an 89-57 victory over the New York Liberty in their WNBA preseason game Monday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J."

    Chicago Sky Waive Shey Peddy and Sydney Carter

    "The Chicago Sky announced today that guards Shey Peddy and Sydney Carter have been waived from the team. The roster now stands at 12 players."

  • May 13, 2012

    Sky win exhibition opener

    "Pokey Chatman was focused more on the individual development of her younger players on the court than the result on the scoreboard Thursday night. But a 73-68 victory over the Washington Mystics certainly didn't dampen her spirits."

  • May 12, 2012

    Shaping of Sky kicks into gear with preseason opener

    "Chicago Sky general manger/coach Pokey Chatman will continue the process of shaping her roster when the team tips off its preseason schedule Thursday night against the Washington Mystics."

  • May 11, 2012

    Chicago Tribune: Sky win exhibition opener

    "Pokey Chatman was focused more on the individual development of her younger players on the court than the result on the scoreboard Thursday night......"

    WGN: Shaping of Sky kicks into gear with preseason opener

    "Chicago Sky general manger/coach Pokey Chatman will continue the process of shaping her roster when the team tips off its preseason schedule Thursday night against the Washington Mystics....."

  • May 9, 2012

    Daily Herald: Sky announces its WNBA broadcast schedule

    "The Chicago Sky’s broadcast schedule for 2012 includes one national and 27 locally televised contests, with additionals games streamed online via WNBA LiveAccess at chicagosky.net....."

    Our Sports Central: Chicago Sky Announce 2012 Broadcast Schedule

    "The Chicago Sky announced today the team's broadcast schedule for 2012, which includes one national and 27 locally televised contests. Additionally, fans can watch every Sky contest via WNBA LiveAccess at www.chicagosky.net...."

  • May 8, 2012

    Chicago Sun Times: New arrival Swin Cash sees playoffs in the Sky’s future

    "What makes forward Swin Cash so confident that the Chicago Sky can finally make the playoffs?....."

  • May 7, 2012

    ABC 7 News: Chicago Sky Media Day

    CBS 2 News: Chicago Sky Media Day

    Ruth Riley on KDKA-AM (Radio)

    NBC5 News: Chicago Sky Media Day

    CLTV: Chicago Sky Media Day

  • May 4, 2012

    Our Sports Central: Chicago Sky Waive Lykendra Johnson

    "The Chicago Sky announced today that forward Lykendra Johnson has been waived from the team. The roster now stands at 15 players....."

    Swish Appeal: Morning Links: Chicago Sky, Phoenix Mercury Make Roster Cuts

    "At some point the WNBA dream has to come to an end for some players in training camp. Today's look around media coverage of the WNBA begins with a couple of cuts from yesterday......"

    Our Sports Centrall: Sky Deliver Happy Feet

    "The Chicago Sky, its Foundation - Sky Cares and the Chicago Sky Legacy Partners will join Samaritan's Feet to provide one thousand new pairs of shoes for children in need at Lafollette Park in Chicago's Austin community on Friday, May 11 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m...."

  • May 2, 2012

    SLAM ONLINE: Courtney Vandersloot Ready To Lead the Chicago Sky

    "Even with the additions of veterans in the off-season, Vandersloot is ready to lead the charge...."