By Chuck Corder
Come hell or high water — which, coincidentally, there was a lot of Sunday at Five Flags Speedway — rain will not overcome snow this year in Pensacola.
Try as she might, Five Flags track officials are determined to not allow Mother Nature the upper hand for the running of the 49th annual Snowball Derby.
The rain might have won the first round Sunday, but the Derby will be run when the green flag drops at approximately 5 p.m. today.
“We were right on the verge of starting the race tonight,” said Five Flags promoter and track general manager Tim Bryant. […]