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WNBA player speaks out against same sex marriage

Silver Stars forward Sophia Young spoke out against an LGBT anti-discrimination bill in San Antonio on Wednesday. Young, who is out for the season with a torn ACL in her right knee, tweeted her views against the bill saying that the city shouldn't support same sex marriage. She also participated in a pray-in-protest movement. While the WNBA supported Young's right to speak...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Silver Stars' Young tears ACL in Chinese league

Sophia Young, the leading scorer for the San Antonio Silver Stars last year, has a torn knee ligament and her status for 2013 is uncertain. The team said Monday that Young tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee during the Women's Chinese Basketball Association playoffs last week. An MRI in San Antonio confirmed the injury, and Young will have surgery this week...
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dream burned by streaking Silver Stars

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Jia Perkins scored 21 points and the San Antonio Silver Stars defeated the Atlanta Dream 91-70 Friday night for a franchise-record ninth straight victory. San Antonio (13-5) also established the franchise's best start after 18 games. Becky Hammon added 15 points for the Silver Stars. Sophia Young, Danielle Robinson and Shenice Johnson each had 12. Sancho...
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July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Young leads Silver Stars 91-71

Sophia Young scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures as the San Antonio Silver Stars handed the Los Angeles Sparks their first defeat at home, 91-71 Sunday night. The Silver Stars (5-5) led wire to wire and snapped a four-game road losing streak. They won consecutive games for the first time this season and improved to 2-0 against Los Angeles. The Sparks (10-4)...
Via AP on Fox
June 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Silver Stars 88, Shock 79

Sophia Young scored 20 points and Shemeka Christon added 16, including a 3-pointer with 46.3 seconds remaining, to help the San Antonio Silver Stars open their season with an 88-79 victory against the Tulsa Shock on Saturday night. Becky Hammon scored 17 for San Antonio and Danielle Robinson added 11. Tulsa led 77-73 with 2:48 to play but San Antonio went on a 14-2 run over the...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Griner and Young Finalists for Olympic Team Roster

Brittney Griner and former Lady Bear and current WNBA standout Sophia Young are two of 21 players named as finalists for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team USA Basketball announced today.
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

W. Basketball. Sophia Young Added To USA Basketball National Team

After playing five games with the USA during its 2011 European Tour, Sophia Young (San Antonio Silver Stars) has been added to the 2012 USA Basketball Women's National Team, from which the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team will be selected. Young's selection to the USA National Team was made by the USA Basketball Women's National Team Player Selection Committee.
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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