Column: A rivalry that deserves to be celebrated


Palatka-St. Augustine game dates to 1922, standing test of time

Palatka quarterback De'Abrie Smith hands off to running back Ja'Twan Honor during the 2013 matchup between Palatka and St. Augustine. (JOHN STUDWELL / Special To The Daily News)
Legend has it the Palatka-St Augustine football rivalry could have matched DeSoto-Hardee as the state’s oldest, but the 1921 game in Palatka was canceled because  construction on Ninth Street blocked…

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