Tide Fest breaks Guinness World Record

LANTZ – Known for the highest tides in the world, East Hants can now lay claim to the World’s Largest Washer Toss tournament after the Guinness Book of World Records  officially verified an a record attempt by the Come Home East Hants Association earlier this week. The record breaking washer toss tournament, which was held...

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Bombers post weekend split

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers salvaged a split of two weekend games in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League. The Bombers answered a 5-1 loss to the All Credit Auto Rangers on Saturday in Lantz by hedging the Dartmouth Whalers 5-4 on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Bombers’ game with...

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Selects post hockey sweep

The Northern AAA Subway Selects earned two more victories last weekend in the Nova Scotia Female Midget Hockey League. The Selects took on the East Hants Penguins in a home and home series and opened with a 3-2 victory on Camryn Halliday’s winning goal on Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Pens jumped...

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Nova Scotia Town attempting to break World Washer Toss Record

Attendees of Tide Fest, East Hants’ first homecoming weekend, will make an official attempt to break the current world record for the World’s Largest Washer Toss Tournament, as verified by the Guinness Book of World Records. The current world record was set in 2014 in Wise County, Texas, with 486 participants (243 teams). Tide Fest...

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Nova Scotia town aims to break World Washer Toss record

LANTZ – A world washer toss record could be in jeopardy during next month’s Tide Fest, East Hants’ first-ever homecoming weekend. One of the highlights of the inaugural event in Lantz will be an attempt at the World’s Largest Washer Toss Tournament, as verified by the Guinness Book of World Records. Hundreds of players, in...

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