It was a little over 2 years ago that we were
outgoing New Mexico AD Rudy Davalos after doing the Lobo Coaches Show,
Davalos said, "next year you guys are going to love the coverage of
sports." As we went deeper in conversation we found out about the
Television package, which eventually morphed into The Mtn.
I'm not sure of all the ins and outs of the television
deal, and obviously what people were told when CSTV and MWC signed
has been changed, and eventually CBS and Comcast got involved, and The
formed and everything became convoluted MWC fans and Lobo fans actually
up with less viewing opportunities, and if you were out of the MWC
you had no chance at watching your favorite team. MWC fans were very
Finally MWC fans are happy!
all that has changed as today August 27, 2008 The Mtn
has joined DirectTV and when I went to channel 616 and after having to
DirectTV and have them reboot my system, who did I see… Bronco
BYU. Yech! Just what nobody wants to see… BYU. After changing the
watching a little Judge Judy, I went back to the Mtn., and TCU coach
Gary Patterson was on, that was interesting, than it was Utah's turn, and
than I saw
Coach Rocky Long!
I spoke to Pam Stinson the Director of Marketing for The Mtn and here is our interview.
While I had to suffer through hearing Bronco and Cougar puke talk, I would have to say that the wait for The Mtn is definitely worth it and will propel the MWC recruiting wise, recognition wise, and I will finally be able to see every Lobo football game and the majority of basketball games on television!