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‘Sky-Town’ shows up to celebrate the Chicago Sky’s first WNBA title

‘Sky-Town’ shows up to celebrate the Chicago Sky’s first WNBA title

Darcy Waskiewicz and Lily Lowndes October 20, 2021

Two days after the Chicago Sky claimed their first WNBA title with an 80-74 win over the Phoenix Mercury, fans packed the sidewalks along Michigan Avenue to show their support for the team that never gave...

Chicago Skys Courtney Vandersloot (22) drives against Connecticut Suns Natisha Hiedeman (2) during the second half of Game 3 of a WNBA semifinal playoff basketball game Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Chicago. Chicago won 86-83

Chicago Sky advances to WNBA Finals after defeating Connecticut Sun 79-69

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

The Chicago Sky had been waiting for this moment for seven years -- a chance to secure a spot in the WNBA Finals for only the second time in franchise history.  On Wednesday, the Sky, in front of their...

Six DePaul players took a knee during the national anthem on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

‘I kneel for the lives lost’: Women’s sports continue to lead the charge in fighting social injustice

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor December 2, 2020

2020 has seen men’s sports begin to embrace social justice movements and try to bring attention to issues like police brutality and racial inequality in America. Following the killing of George Floyd...

In this July 22, 2017 file photo, Chicago Skys Stefanie Dolson raises her hands in the second half of the WNBA All-Star basketball game in Seattle. Dolson says she tested positive for the cororavirus. She is the first known Chicago professional athlete and the second WNBA player known to have contracted COVID-19. Dolson announced that she caught the virus in a video that aired Friday, April 17, 2020 during ESPNs broadcast of the WNBA draft.

Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson says she has COVID-19

Associated Press April 19, 2020

Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson announced that she tested positive for the coronavirus, making her the first known Chicago professional athlete to contract COVID-19. Dolson said in a video that aired...

Former DePaul womens basketball player Jessica January signed a training camp contract with the Indiana Fever on March 19.

Former DePaul women’s basketball players carving out their own path in the WNBA

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 5, 2020

When James Wade was an assistant coach for the San Antonio Silver Stars, a team in the WNBA, he spotted a special player during a watch game — Allie Quigley. But the timing just wasn’t right.  “She...

Amarah Coleman goes to the rim in the Big East title game. 
Charles Rex arbogast | AP

Chicago Sky draft Coleman

Shane Rene, Sports Editor April 16, 2018

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno sent his 11th player to the WNBA Thursday night, but she won’t be straying far from home. The Chicago Sky used the 28th overall pick to select Blue...

Chicago Sky guard and former Blue Demon Allie Quigley celebrates after she scored a basket. (AP Photo)

Former Blue Demon Allie Quigley hits her stride in WNBA

Matthew Paras September 14, 2014

After a season with the Chicago Sky in 2013, Sky head coach Pokey Chatman hoped the Sky could retain former Blue Demon Allie Quigley. Chatman was worried another team would lure her in free agency. “You’ve...

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