Sheryl Swoopes of the WNBA - brief bio plus Houston, Texas home and community profile
Sheryl Swoopes was born March 25, 1971 in Brownfield, Texas. In 1993 she won the NCAA women's basketball title with Texas Tech, and went on to become a member of the WNBA's Houston Comets in 1997. Swoopes has made four WNBA All-Star game apperances as of the 2005 season, and has won an Olympic gold medal three times as a member of the US team in 1996, 2000 and 2004. Swoopes and her Houston Comets won the WNBA championship four consecutive times, 1997-2000. In October 2005, Swoopes revealed she is gay.
Swoopes has made the Parkway Village subdivision of Houston, Texas her home since 2000. Swoopes' west Houston home which sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, offers four bedrooms, three full bathrooms and one half bathroom, a recreation room, swimming pool, fireplace and carries a price tag of approximately $500,000. There is also a three-car garage located on the right side of the home at the end of a long driveway.
Sheryl Swoopes' Parkway Village home is also located near George Bush Park. George Bush Park's 7,800-acres offers a 2.5 mile trail for hiking and biking, baseball and soccer complexes, the Scobee model airplane fields, plus an equestrian area. George Bush Park also offers a 15-acre fenced-in dog park that includes two swimming ponds, drinking fountains, picnic areas and a separate area for small dogs.