Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2016 15:44
Written by Aaron Carr
For each year of the last previous 30 on the third Monday of January, America collectively remembers the impact that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had on our nation and the world. During the past seven years, neighboring towns Duxbury and Marshfield have gathered on MLK Day for a congregation of a different kind, all in the spirit of hockey.
The annual rivalry series, aptly titled the Green Cup (in reference to each team’s primary jersey color), is an all-day affair of ice hockey action between the two natural rivals – beginning with mites versus mites, all the way up to the respective high school varsity teams squaring off to punctuate the day’s events. Teams from all age brackets compete throughout the day to earn points towards winning the cup.
This year’s Green Cup rivalry featured a new twist to the proceedings as the girls’ varsity programs of the two neighboring towns would participate for the first time.
Following wins by the junior varsity earlier in the day, and a 3-1 victory by the varsity squad, Duxbury emerged victorious to hoist the Green Cup.
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