Sky Zone Archives: May 2012
June 2, 2012
"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...."
"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...."
"It’s a great time to be a women’s sports fan in Chicago. There’s a lot going on right now...."
"With the season-opener Saturday at Washington, the Chicago Sky announced its roster for the 2012 season on Wednesday....."
"Sky center Sylvia Fowles wants to cut back on turnovers...."
"Incoming veteran and holdover Fowles expected to lead team to 1st playoffs...."
"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."
"Chicago, 2-1 in the preseason, was led by Tamera Young's 11 points."
"The defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 82-61 in their preseason game Tuesday at the Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis. "
"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."
"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."
"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.'"
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Pokey Chatman was focused more on the individual development of her younger players on the court than the result on the scoreboard Thursday night......"
"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....."
"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....."
"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...."
"What makes forward Swin Cash so confident that the Chicago Sky can finally make the playoffs?....."
"The Chicago Sky announced today that forward Lykendra Johnson has been waived from the team. The roster now stands at 15 players....."
"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......"
"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...."
"Even with the additions of veterans in the off-season, Vandersloot is ready to lead the charge...."