Tigers prove tough

The Nanaimo Clippers played the B.C. Special Olympics Nanaimo Tigers on Tuesday in the annual matchup between the teams.

Nanaimo Clippers player Chris Newton is stopped by B.C. Special Olympics Nanaimo Tigers goalie Jason Mills during Tuesday's matchup at the Quarterway Elementary School gym.

Nanaimo Clippers player Chris Newton is stopped by B.C. Special Olympics Nanaimo Tigers goalie Jason Mills during Tuesday's matchup at the Quarterway Elementary School gym.

The B.C. Special Olympics Nanaimo Tigers are a national-championship team, and they proved tough again on Tuesday night.

The squad defeated the Nanaimo Clippers 3-2 in an exhibition matchup at the Quarterway Elementary School gym. The two teams play each other every year.

To see another photo from the game, please pick up Thursday’s print issue of the News Bulletin.