Community News June 04, 2013

Online Registration Deadline for Gus Macker Tourney Extended

The online registration deadline for the 2012 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament has been extended to Sunday, June 9.  Teams have until midnight to register.

The tournament, hosted by Adena Sports Medicine, will be held June 22 and 23 on the campus of Ohio University – Chillicothe. There will be licensed officials on all courts and participation is open to everyone six years and older, with divisions for experienced players as well as the new Mini Macker division for players as young as six years old.    

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Adena Health Foundation’s Sports Medicine Fund.  The Fund benefits area schools and communities in the purchase of medical equipment used to treat sports injuries, scholarships to academically high-achieving high school senior athletes in the region, and other outreach activities.

To register a team for the Gus Macker 2012 tournament, visit

Organizers also welcome volunteers and Gusbusters to assist with this year’s tournament. If you would like to participate, call (740) 253-5863, email or register online.