When the East Carolina University football team takes the field Saturday inside the Louisiana Superdome, they will be fighting for more than a bowl championship trophy.
A possible helping of jambalaya and a bald cypress tree will be on the line, as well as Greenville city pride during the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.
To mark the competition in the Pirates’ post-season contest against the Ragin’ Cajuns of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas and Lafayette, La., Mayor Joey Durel have agreed to a friendly wager to benefit each of the cities.
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