Posted on January 30, 2011 by BSD Staff Reports
After a disastrous 2009-10 campaign that saw the Buffalo Stampede finish with a 3-17 record, the team continues to turn it around in the first season in the Atlantic Coast Professional Basketball League (ACPBL).
A pair of former local college stars help propel Buffalo to a 5-2 record following their 84-79 win over the Hudson Valley Kingz last night at Daemen College. Chris Gadley (Canisius) led the way with 21 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. Kevin Gamble (UB) contributed 11 key points.
The Stampede are now in a three-way tie for first place in the league.
Stampede Take Share Of First in ACPBL – continue reading…
Posted on December 18, 2010 by BSD Staff Reports
The Buffalo Stampede will attempt to win their third consecutive game to start their ACPL season when they face the Hudson Valley Kingz Saturday night at Daemen College, 4830 Main Street.
Game time is scheduled for 7:30pm.
Buffalo defeated Hudson Valley in their season opener two weeks ago, 132-114 behind 27 points from Marcus Hall and 23 from Charles Walker.
You can buy tickets at the door for just $5.00 for general admission and $10.00 for reserved seating. The way the Stampede are looking early in the season, it’s turning into quite the bargain.
Posted on December 14, 2010 by Buffalo Stampede Report
We apologize for not reporting this earlier, but it’s worth nothing that the Buffalo Stampede defeated the Garden State Rebels 103-100 Saturday night in an ACPBL game at Daemen College to improve to 2-0 on their young season.
The Stampede seem to be heading towards quite the turnaround from a year ago, when Vincent Lesh’s team went just 3-17.
Chuck Walker led the Stampede with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. The Garden State Rebels were led by Justin Carter with a game high 25 points.
Stampede Improved To 2-0 With Win Over Weekend – continue reading…
Posted on December 4, 2010 by BSD Staff Reports
The Buffalo Stampede got off on the right foot Saturday night, opening their basketball season with a resounding 132-114 win over Hudson Valley at Daemen College in their ACPBL debut.
Marcus Hall led the way for the Stampede with 27 points, seven rebounds, six steals and five blocked shots. Charles Walker added 23 points while Vinnie Darpino scored 19 and Jorge Ebakns chipped in with 16.
Price Jackson had a game-high 33 points for the Kingz.
Buffalo is home again next Satuday at Daemen College when they take on the Garden State Rebels at 7:30pm. Tickets are just $5.00 for general admission and $10.00 reserved seating.
The first game for the Buffalo Stampede of the ACPBL is on Saturday, December 4th at 7:30 P.M. at Daemen College vs. the Hudson Valley Kingz. General admission tickets for the game are only $5.00 and reserved seating is just $10.00
The Stampede will be led by Point Guard Vinnie Darpino (Kean University) and Mike Dodd (Hunter College), local players Ajay Rutledge and D. J. Johnson, and returning veteran players Chuck Walker and Marcus Hall.
The Hudson Valley Kingz are led by the explosive Prince Jackson, a 6-6 swingman, and Louie Mcroskey from Syracuse University.
Stampede Set to Open Season Saturday at Home – continue reading…
Posted on October 27, 2010 by BSD Staff Reports
Buffalo Pro Basketball Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Herb Richmond as Head Coach of the Buffalo Stampede for the 2010-2011 season and beyond.
Herb Richmond is a Buffalo native, attended East High School, and played at Ithaca College. Mr. Richmond began his coaching career as an assistant at D’Youville College under Dave Spiller and was the Head Coach at Broome Community College from 1988-91.
He was also assistant coach at Ravenscroft School, in Raleigh NC. In addition Mr. Richmond worked for many years at Five Star Basketball camp working with players the likes of Chris Paul and Raymond Felton. Mr. Richmond has spent the better part of the last 2 seasons working with Coach Don Sillveri at Daemen College.
Stampede Hire Herb Richmond as Head Coach – continue reading…
Posted on April 11, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede’s second season in the PBL mercifully came to an end Saturday night with a 55 point loss to Lawton Fort-Sill Calvary. The 156-101 defeat at the Koessler Athletic Center concluded a season of coaching and roster shuffling throughout that saw the team finish the season at 3-17, actually a two-game improvement from their inaugural campaign last year.
The game was never in doubt as the Calvary led by 20 at the end of the first quarter and 32 points by halftime. A 66-48 rebounding advantage led to Lawton outscoring the Stampede by 30 points in the paint.
Corey Herring led Buffalo with 23 points and nine rebounds. Mike Norwood added 19 points while Tihon Johnson chipped in with 13.
Lawton finished the regular season at 18-2, the best record in the league.
Posted on April 4, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede fell to 3-16 over the weekend with a 124-105 loss the Halifax Rainmen. Halifax stormed out to a 59-41 lead and cruised to the victory to improve to 12-7.
The Stampede are at the bottom of the PBL standings alongside Maryland, who are 3-17 on the season.
Corey Herring led Buffalo with a game-high 34 points and Mike Norwood added 33.
Buffalo closes out the season at home April 10 against Lawton- Fort Sill.
Posted on March 30, 2010 by Patrick Moran
Fans of Frank Turner were disappointed to not see him on the floor Friday night when the Buffalo Stampede played Quebec at the Koessler Athletic Center, the site of many great games by Turner as the point guard at Canisius College.
I spoke with Stampede representative Richard Anselmo. He told me that Turner missed the game because he had his Canisius senior banquet.
Turner has played in three games with the Stampede since joining the team on March 12. He’s averaged 19 points and seven assists in those games, all Buffalo losses.
Frank Turner expected back for Stampede this week – continue reading…
Posted on March 28, 2010 by BSD Staff Reports
The nightmare season for the Buffalo Stampede of the PBL continued Saturday night. The team dropped a 127-94 decision to Quebec at the Koessler Center and saw their record fall to 3-15 on the season.
Quebec basically had the game won by halftime after taking a 22 point lead into the locker room.
Mike Norwood led Buffalo with 20 points. Corey Herring added 17 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.
The Stampede has two more games remaining this season, both at home. They face Halifax next on April 3.
Posted on March 18, 2010 by Patrick Moran
First, let’s dole out some credit. The Buffalo Stampede have had a miserable season but it didn’t stop them Thursday night from playing interstate rival Rochester tough. But when the final horn sounded moral victories couldn’t take the place of yet another defeat. Rochester outscored Buffalo 41-26 in the final period to erase a four point deficit and send the Stampede to a 120-109 loss.
Buffalo fell to 3-13 on the season while the Razorsharks improved to 12-3.
Rochester defeated Buffalo all four times the teams met this season.
Late Collapse Sends Stampede to 8th Straight Loss – continue reading…
Posted on March 16, 2010 by Patrick Moran
In an effort to sell more tickets for their next home game Thursday at Canisius College, the Buffalo Stampede are rolling out an irresistible price tag on tickets.
Stampede owner Vincent Lesh reports that thanks to sponsor Joe Galvin from Home Restoration Painting, tickets for Thursday’s 7:30pm game against defending league champion Rochester will cost just two dollars for general admission seating instead of the regular seven.
According to Lesh, for every ticket sold Galvin will pay the difference to the team.
Stampede offer $2 seating for Thursday home game – continue reading…
Posted on February 28, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede played a much better road game Saturday, but it still wasn’t enough to get a victory. Rochester used strong first and third quarters to take big leads and the Razorsharks went on to beat the Stampede, 105-91.
Andy Robinson led Buffalo with 19 points despite going just 3-for-12 from the floor. Corey Herring added 18 points while Robert Shape and Mike Norwood each chipped in with 13.
The loss pushes Buffalo down to 3-9 on the season while Rochester improved to 8-3.
Buffalo next travels to Vermont for a game on March 6 before returning home six days later for a date with Puerto Rico.
Posted on February 22, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede of the PBL traveled to Lawton-Fort Sill over the weekend and suffered a 139-80 beating at the hands of the Cavalry. The points allowed and margin of victory were the most of any game in the league this year.
The Stampede (3-8) were out of the game by halftime when the Cavalry led 66-40.
Andy Robinson led Buffalo with 26 points while Robert Sharpe and Corey Herring each scored 12.
Rashad Woods led a Lawton-Fort Sill (8-2) balanced scoring attack with 25 points that saw all 10 active players on the roster get on the scoreboard.
Buffalo travels to Rochester for a game on February 27. Their next home game is March 12 against Puerto Rico at Canisius College.
Posted on February 14, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede hosted Vermont last night in PBL action in front of a vocal crowd at the Koessler Center. Buffalo took a 10 point lead into the locker room at halftime, but fell apart in the third quarter. As a result they dropped to 3-7 on the season with a 99-90 to the Frost Heaves.
Leading 44-34 at the half, Buffalo was outscored by an aggressive Vermont team 32-15 in the third and were unable to recover in time to avoid the loss.
Andy Robinson led the Stampede with 22 points, while former NBA player Damone Brown scored 20 to go with 14 rebounds and three steals. Mark Price was the only other Buffalo player in double figures with 11.
Jawan Bailey had a game-high 36 points for Vermont, who improved to 3-4.
The Stampede play their next three games on the road before returning home to face Puerto Rico on March 12.
Posted on February 8, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede gave Canada a good running. After defeating Quebec on Saturday the Stampede traveled Sunday to Halifax. Buffalo managed to take a 28-25 lead after the first quarter but little went right the rest of the way as their two-game winning streak was snapped, 111-90 on Sunday.
Andy Robinson had a game-high 29 points for Buffalo (3-6), who also got a season-high 22 points and 11 rebounds from former UB college star Greg Gamble.
Kevin Ross chipped in with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Stampede, who shot 46% from the field a day after hitting on 58% of their shots.
Their next home game is a big one against the Vermont Frost Heaves this Saturday Feb. 13th at the Koessler Center. Game time is 7:30pm. There is a pre-game concert at 6:30pm by Amanda Nagurney. This is the American Cancer Society game with $1.00 from every ticket sold donated to this great cause. Tickets start at only $7.00 so bring the family to see some great pro basketball.
Posted on February 7, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede suddenly have a little winning streak going. Buffalo traveled to Quebec Saturday night and for the second consecutive time left the floor on the winning side. The Stampede used 24 points from Kevin Ross as they upended the Kebs, 119-103.
Buffalo improved to 3-5 on the season and are 3-2 in their last five games.
Cory Herring scored 17 while Aaron Harrison chipped in with 17 points. Greg Gamble added 16 points for Buffalo, who shot 58.5% from the floor and made 6-of-12 from the three point line.
The Stampede try to pick up their third win in a row Sunday when they travel to Halifax.
Posted on February 4, 2010 by BSD Staff Reports
The Buffalo Stampede announced that Jim Condill has resigned his duties as the head coach of the team. After the two game road trip that took the Stampede to Rochester and Puerto Rico, Coach Condill was not feeling well. He felt that it would be best for him and the team to return to Chicago.
In his first season as coach he guided the team to a 1-5 record before his resignation. The team was playing great basketball and really starting to come together. The Stampede defeated the Manchester Millrats 114-111 this past Saturday to improve their record to 2-5.
Stampede coach Condill resigns – continue reading…
Posted on January 31, 2010 by Stampede Press Report
The Buffalo Stampede defeated the Manchester Millrats in front of a good crowd at the Koessler center in Buffalo, 114-111, on a 3 point shot at the buzzer by Andy Robinson.
The Stampede were led by Mark Price with 22 points. Kevin Ross added 21 points and 13 rebounds. Andy Robinson chipped in with 19.
The Millrats were led by Anthony Anderson, who had a game high 31 points to go along with 8 rebounds and 8 assists. P.J. Young added 20 points for Manchester, who lost despite outrebounding Buffalo 55-52. The Stampede, who won their first home game this season, improve to 2-5, while the Millrats drop to 2-5.
Stampede get first home win of the season – continue reading…
Posted on January 24, 2010 by Stampede Press Report
The Rochester Razorsharks defeated the Buffalo Stampede 131-110 Saturday at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. The loss dropped the Stampede to 1-3 on the year after losing to the defending PBL champs for the second time this season.
Rochester was led by Maurice Crouch who had an outstanding game with 32 points. Keith Friel added 29.
Buffalo played the Razorsharks very tough throughout the first half and were leading by 10 points at the intermission break. The Stampede had six players in double figures with Wake Forest alum Cameron Stanley leading with 25 points and 5 rebounds.
Stampede lose to Rochester in Damone Brown’s debut – continue reading…
Posted on January 17, 2010 by Patrick Moran
The Buffalo Stampede is winless no more.
The Stampede hit the road Saturday night and got their first win of the season, a 124-114 victory over the Maryland Greenhawks in Rockville, Maryland. It’s just the second franchise win for the second-year PBL franchise, which went just 1-19 in its first season last year.
The Stampede were led by Derick Payne with 25 points and 6 rebounds. He’s averaging 23 points per game in four game this season; third-best in the PBL.
Stampede pick up first win of season – continue reading…
Posted on January 10, 2010 by Stampede Press Report
The Rochester RazorSharks defeated the Buffalo Stampede 133-104 at the Koessler Center in Buffalo Saturday night in the Stampede Home opener. Leading by only two at halftime, Rochester outscored Buffalo 71-44 in the second half to win the game going away.
The RazorSharks showed off a balanced offense, with seven players in double figures. Rochester was led by Randy Gill with 19 points and 7 assists. Keith Friel added 19 and Glen Dandridge 18 for the RazorSharks.
Buffalo was led by Derick Payne with 27 points. Mark Price added 20 points and 7 assists and Andy Robinson 19 for the Stampede. Rochester improved to 2-0 and Buffalo fell to 0-2.
The next game for Buffalo is Sunday, January 10 at 2:00 P.M. against the Maryland GreenHawks at the Koessler Center. It is Buffalo’s annual kids’ day game.
Posted on January 9, 2010 by Patrick Moran
Prior to their upcoming season home opener tonight at Canisius College’s Koessler Athletic Center, the Buffalo Stampede have signed center Garrett Schmidt to the roster.
Schmidt, a 6-foot-11, 275-pound center, played his collegiate ball at Urbana University (NAIA). His prior professional experience includes stints with the Yamill Highflyers and Central Oregon Hotshots of the IBL (International Basketball League).
To make room for Schmidt the Stampede released Jonathan Battle.
The Stampede’s home opener tonight will feature their in-state rivals, two-time PBL champion Rochester Razorsharks. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
Greg Gamble, former University of Buffalo star and one of 10 local players on the team, says Rochester doesn’t think much of Buffalo.
Stampede open home slate with Rochester tonight – continue reading…
Posted on January 7, 2010 by Stampede Team Release
The Buffalo Stampede will play their first two home games of the season this weekend. The first home game will be Saturday January 9th at 7:30pm against the league champion Rochester Razorsharks. The next day Sunday January 10th they will face the Maryland Greenhawks at 2pm. The Maryland game will be the annual Kids Day game with a pre-game concert at 12:30pm by the Bello Voice Studio. The Kids will have a lot of activities which will include face painting, pictures with the players and the chance to dance with the Infinity Dancers.
This season proves to be an exiting one with many local players on the roster. They include Mark Price, Kevin Ross, Antoine Sims, Marcus Hall, Mike Norwood, Greg Gamble, Andy Robinson, Ricky Williams, Corey Herring and Charles Walker. Rounding out the roster will be Johnathan Battle, Derick Payne, Garrett Schmitt and Aaron Harrison. Come on out and cheer on your local players as they take on the PBL (Premier Basketball League).
All home games are played at the Canisius College Koessler Athletic Center which is located at 1833 Main St., Buffalo. Tickets are always available by calling (716) 603-9749 or at the box office at the arena the day of the game. Tickets start at just $7.00 so bring the family and see some great pro basketball and cheer on the Stampede.