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LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS:
Durelle Challenges Moore for Crown

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By TOM WITECKI
' By winning five of their last six
contests Montreal's red hot Cana-'
diens have broken up the previous-
ly tight National Hockey League
race and have threatened to make
it a runaway in much the same'
way as they did last year.
But this is more or less to be
expected since the Canadiens were
picked unanimously to success-
fully defend their crown and again
dominate the league, earning them
the title of the "Yankees of the
NHL."

This label fits quite well since
the Canadien organization in many,
ways resembles that of the peren-
nial American League Champions.
Similar to Yankees
Similar to the Yankees, Les
Canadiens boast a large stock of
dependable veterans including the
ageless Maurice ''The Rocket''
Richard, Floyd Curry and Doug
Harvey, and also a fine crop of
young stars such as Jean Beliveau,
Bernie Goeffrion, Dickie Moore,
and "The Pocket Rocket" Henry
Richard.
The source of these stars is a
huge scouting and farm organiza-
tion which stretches the length'
and breadth of our neighbor to the
north. Like the Yankees, the Ca-
nadiens have learned to dominate.
this all-important segment of pro-
fessional sport.
MacDonald Latest Product
The latest product of this sys-
tem is Alvin MacDonald who has
just come into prominence in the
last few weeks. The young left
winger scored three goals and add-
ed three assists to aid the Cana-
diensin their recent burst.
The only contender which has
managed to stay near the high-
flying Frenchmen during the past
week have been the Detroit Red
Wings and they needed some last-
second heroics to do it. Led by
Gordie Howe, who is seeking the
400th goal of his NHL career after
clicking for number 398 and 399
last week, the Wings trail Mon-
treal by four points.
Toronto Comes to Life
Toronto, which wallowed around
the cellar throughout the first part
of the season has suddenly come
to life, winning three of their last
four contests. Part of the Maple
Leafs' recent success is being at-
tributed to newly-appointed Coach
Bert Olmstead who replaced the
fired Billie Reay.
NHL STANDINGS
W L T Pts. GF GA
Montreal 15 7 4 34 98 60
Detroit 14 11 2 30 70 65
Boston 11 13 4 26 72 78
New York 9 11 7 25 72 78
Chicago 9 11 5 23 67 83
Toronto 7 13 4 18 54 71
College Basketball Scores
West Virginia 89, Citadel 61
Tennessee 61, Wake Forest 5
Navy 99, Dickinson 35
Bowling Green 75, Duquesne 61
North Carolina State 56, Clemson 54
Detroit 77, Cansius 75
Connecticut 77, New Hampshire 46
Harvard 66, Wesleyan 63
Marquette 53, Creighton 49
LSU 67, Arkansas 58
Slippery Rock 89, Clarion Tchrs. 84
La. Tech 66, Southwest Texas 57
Georgetown 83, Loyola (Batt.) 73
l Chattanooga 84, Southwestern 67
Western Reserve 58, Fenn 41
Boston College 79, Northeastern 38

By STEVE ROGERS
Archie Moore puts his World
Light Heavyweight Championship,
at stake in a 15-round battle with
Canadian challenger Yvon Durelle
tonight at the Montreal Forum.
It will be the seventh title de-
fense for the ageless Moore, who
goes into the fight as a 13-5 choice
over the rugged 29-year-old fisher-
man from Baie Ste. Ann, N. B.,
Canada.
Stopped Anthony
Moore, who claims to be 41 de-
spite his mother's insistence that
he is three years older, last de-
fended his title on Sept. 20, 1957.
He stopped Tony Anthony, the
number one contender, in the
seventh round of their scheduled
15 rounder.
The champion gained his title
in 1952 when he decisioned Joey
Maxim. Since then he has de-
fended his title successfully against
Maxim twice, Harold Johnson, the
number two contender, Bobo Ol-
son, Yolande Pompey, and An-
thony.

Moore has twice failed to cap-
ture the heavyweight crown. He
was stopped by Rocky Marciano in
nine rounds in Sept., 1955, and
was knocked out by Floyd Patter-
son in the fifth round of their
June, 1956 bout.
Has 126 Knockouts
Moore has fought a total of 204
times, posting a record of 174-24-6
including 126 knockouts. He has
been stopped six times.
Durelle is the third-ranked con-
tender behind Anthony and John-
son. The Canadian knocked out
Johnson when they met three
years ago.
The challenger has won four
straight fights, outpointing
France's Germinal Ballarin, knock-
ing out Mike Holt in the ninth
round of a grueling British Empire
title fight, outpointing Freddie
Mack, and stopping Lou Jones in
the second round at Monckton,
Que., Oct. 2.
The last man to beat him was

Anthony, who stopped him in the
seventh round of their New York
fight last March.
Durelle's overall record is 76-19-
2 including 39 via the knockout
route. He has lost six the same
way.
A crowd of over 12,000 is ex-
pected to witness the fight which
starts at 10 p.m. (EST). It will be
telecast coast to coastover ABC,
although there will be no radio
broadcast.
Regardless of whether he wins
or not, Moore will receive a guar-
anteed $100,000 or 40 per cent
of all receipts including television.
The challenger is guaranteed $ 12,-
000 against 20 per cent of the gate
receipts.
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