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Sports Speak Up! Readers sound off on Weir — and a recommended replacement

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Up and comer politically correct Ritchie McKay. Done that. High profile coach, Alford. Done that. Assistant, high profile Craig Neal. Done that. For once give us a coach who knows winning. No more politically correct, steppingstone coaches. We want a coach who knows how to coach the game and handle the intricacies of today’s high maintenance players. Only one guy I know checks all the boxes. It’s coach Murphy from Hope Christian. Does Flanagan ring a bell? Give us what we want for a change.

— Lobolarry1

WE’RE CONFUSED. Geoff and Rudy and Tommie Tee kept telling us the Guv ruined our Lobos (because) hotel life was horrible! But the Lady Lobos will play for the MWC title, and now Coach Danny says Vegas hotels “really helped our team bond.” How can this be? Were my Homie Honks crying Wolf about all this? Oops, we mean crying Woof!

— Last Honest Lobo

LIKE FORMER Lobo basketball coach, Ritchie McKay, Paul Weir was too nice, and perhaps a bad fit for UNM. Without question, McKay was a terrible fit, a deeply religious man that didn’t work at UNM, but found a home at Liberty University, twice over, and doing very well there. I hope Coach Weir can find a similar situation that works for him, and if ultimately he decides to get out of coaching, you have to root for him. He simply is a class act and should leave UNM with his head high.

— Bob, UNM Area




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