Happy New Year! Where did the year go? I cannot believe we are celebrating a new year arriving already. Wasn't it just March and the St. Patrick's Parade? Wasn't it just Gus Macker time in May? Wasn't it just July with fireworks going off at the Quincy Gems game? Wasn't it just the last Blues in the…
The annual Gus Macker basketball tournament will take place in Quincy May 24 - 25. Registration is open for teams interested in competing in the tournament, which will be held on the streets around Washington Park.
The year was 1974. The city was Lowell, Michigan. The location was Scott McNeal's driveway. The participants were 17 of his friends. Combine all that and you had the start of Gus Macker, but how did it get to Quincy?
Having witnessed parents in action in the last few days at Gus Macker, it came as no surprise to hear of parents yelling out "colorful" words during the recent Quincy Senior High School Graduation Ceremony.
The Quincy Exchange Club just concluded the annual Gus Macker Basketball tournament for the 22nd consecutive year. That's right, 22 straight years this city has reaped the rewards of having thousands of people come to the downtown area