UPDATE: The Mayoral Smackdown is ON!
UPDATE: The ante in the friendly wager between Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs was just raised by beverage maker Mountain Dew.
A Friday tweet explained how they're all in for the Saturday contest.
Stay tuned! Saturday's game is only a few hours away!
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The Mocs versus the Vols.
State bragging rights are at stake.
And while the Saturday game is expected to result in a hard-earned victory for the winning team, Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs have agreed to a sporting wager.
Should the UTC Mocs emerge victorious, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs will send a case of Tennessee's Mountain Dew to Coppinger.
If the Vols break their current streak and win, Coppinger will bestow a case of Chattanooga's famous Moon Pies to Jacobs.
MoonPie has joined the fray, offering a pallet of their finest!
It's all in good fun, and may the best team win!