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Stampede in awe of new home, GIANT Center

Updated: Thursday, March 20 2014, 01:05 AM CDT

Posted by: Jason Bristol

HERSHEY -- GIANT Center has rolled out a large green carpet for the Harrisburg Stampede.

The club practiced Wednesday for the first time on its new field at its new home in Hershey. The Stampede is currently conducting training camp for its first season in the Professional Indoor Football League.

Each end zone contains the word "Stampede" in large, black letters and the team's logo is prominently featured at midfield.

The players and coaches were all blown away by their new surroundings. The team had previously played at the PA Farm Show Complex. For most players, it's the first time they've been to GIANT Center, best known for being home to the Hershey Bears hockey team.

"Actually, it's my first time being in the building," said linebacker Jermaine Thaxton, who resides in Lemoyne.

The Stampede's first game is March 30 against Columbus. Wednesday's practice was open to season ticket holders.

"It's awesome," added Thaxton. "Just look at it. I can't imagine the atmosphere that's going to be in here when we start on the 30th."

Stampede in awe of new home, GIANT Center

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Friday's Games

Kansas City 5, Houston 4

(series tied 1-1)

Texas 6, Toronto 4, 14 innings

(Rangers lead series 2-0)


No games scheduled


Friday's Games

St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 0

(Cardinals lead series 1-0)

N.Y. Mets 3, L.A. Dodgers 1

(Mets lead series 1-0)

Saturday's Games

Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 8-7) at St. Louis (Garcia 10-6), 5:37 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (Syndergaard 9-7) at Los Angeles (Greinke 19-3), 9:07 p.m.



No games scheduled

Saturday's Games

( 1) Ohio State vs. Maryland, Noon

( 2) TCU at Kansas State, 7:30 p.m.

( 3) Baylor at Kansas, Noon

( 4) Michigan State at Rutgers, 8 p.m.

( 5) Utah vs. (23) California, 10 p.m.

( 6) Clemson vs. Georgia Tech, 3:30 p.m.

( 7) LSU vs. South Carolina, Noon

( 8) Alabama vs. Arkansas, 7 p.m.

(10) Oklahoma vs. Texas at Dallas, Noon

(11) Florida at Missouri, 7:30 p.m.

(12) Florida State vs. Miami, 8 p.m.

(13) Northwestern at (18) Michigan, 3:30 p.m.

(14) Mississippi vs. New Mexico State, Noon

(15) Notre Dame vs. Navy, 3:30 p.m.

(19) Georgia at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m.

(21) Oklahoma State at West Virginia, 7 p.m.

(22) Iowa vs. Illinois, Noon

(24) Toledo vs. Kent State, 3 p.m.

(25) Boise St. at Colorado State, 7 p.m.


Friday's Games

Winnipeg 3, New Jersey 1

N.Y. Rangers 4, Columbus 2

Detroit 4, Toronto 0

Chicago 3, N.Y. Islanders 2, OT

Arizona 4, Los Angeles 1

Saturday's Games

Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 1 p.m.

Montreal at Boston, 7 p.m.

Ottawa at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Florida, 7 p.m.

Columbus at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Washington, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Edmonton at Nashville, 7 p.m.

St. Louis at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m.

Calgary at Vancouver, 10 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Arizona, 10 p.m.

Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.


Friday's Game

Minnesota 80, Indiana 77

(Minnesota leads series 2-1)


No game scheduled

Sunday's Game

Minnesota at Indiana, 8:30 p.m.



No game scheduled

Saturday's Game

Montreal at Colorado, 6 p.m.



No games scheduled

Sunday's Games

Chicago at Kansas City, 1 p.m.

St. Louis at Green Bay, 1 p.m.

Buffalo at Tennessee, 1 p.m.

Seattle at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta, 1 p.m.

Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

New Orleans at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Arizona at Detroit, 4:05 p.m.

Denver at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

New England at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

San Francisco at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m.

Open: Carolina, Miami, Minnesota, N.Y. Jets

Monday's Game

Pittsburgh at San Diego, 8:30 p.m.

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