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SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, MI (WNEM) - Community leaders met again to discuss the possibility of bringing the Gus Macker Tournament back to downtown Saginaw in 2013.
The idea was a topic of conversation Thursday morning during a Saginaw Chamber breakfast at the Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State in Saginaw Township.
Officials say the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament could be the featured attraction during a week-long festival called Saginaw's Got Soul. The family-focused summer festival would also feature live music, food and beach volleyball.
The Gus Macker Tournament is currently on a 13-year hiatus in Saginaw.
Scott McNeal is the founder and owner of the hoop event. He told WNEM TV5 for a previous story that he is optimistic the tournament would return to the streets of Saginaw next year.
"This group is committed to getting it to happen," McNeal said. "I'd be surprised if we don't come back to Saginaw."
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Tuesday, June 12 2012, 12:07 PM EDT
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