Stupid

United States

#192 Oct 5, 2012
Good job! Keep stirring up shit! You should be proud.
The truth

Marion, IL

#193 Oct 5, 2012
The truth is he put a freshman and two sophomores on the ballot and never mentioned the very good senior. She (senior) never got recognized for her playing ability. He went around lieing to everyone in town that he did put her name on the ballot when he really didn't! She was the best player on the team. Wonder what she did to make him so mad that he wouldn't even recognize her for her amazing softball ability. Coach wil do what coach wants.
Curious

United States

#194 Oct 5, 2012
If what you say is true, what is the reason? Share if you know.
Softballs

Herrin, IL

#195 Oct 5, 2012
Where did this superstar get a full ride scholarship to ? Or maybe she just went strait to the US pro team ? I too watched her play...never seen her make a mistake,that she didn't blame on someone else . Decent at best.
Jack Calvert

Mount Vernon, MO

#196 Feb 25, 2013
Tryouts start today. I will most likely have a full roster of freshmen on my varsity softball team this year. I told all the veterns at the end of last season I wouldn't need too many of them. Sorry girls, it is time for the younger one's to shine.
softball

Carbondale, IL

#197 Feb 25, 2013
This group of freshman have talent not only in softball but volleyball, basketball and track. These "freshman" have played varsity in all sports this year so why would you think it should be any different for softball? It isn't a new thing, freshman have always been moved to varsity in sports if they have the ability!
mamabird

United States

#198 Feb 25, 2013
Not only is the freshman class a talented group but they are a great bunch of girls! Look forward to seeing them play!
yea

Du Quoin, IL

#199 Feb 25, 2013
Look forward to see these talented kids also
reallyu

Murphysboro, IL

#200 Feb 25, 2013
Jack if that comment was really from you it was VERY UNPROFESSIONAL!
hey genius

United States

#201 Feb 25, 2013
@ reallyu are you freakin serious! do you really think Jack Calvert wrote that on topix about his team and those girls???? its obviously, to anyone who has half a brain, that its some idiot being a smartass.Some scorned parent or kid that sucked it up at softball or didnt get their way just trying to continuously paint a bad picture of him! All sports,boys girls,in wf and everywhere, for God knows how long have used their best players in high school!its not anything new for a freshman to play on a varsity team!! Its not special treatment or revenge,or any other stupidass reason these people can come up with for Jacks choices on who he picks for a team. it is what it is, a coach picking the strongest players to play. Again, its not jack being "evil, its called reality in sports! wake up, quit crying, and practice with your kids and quit whining because they suck! Peace, Im out!!
hahahaha

Carbondale, IL

#202 Feb 25, 2013
I hope it is Jack, maybe the fatass actually does have some balls hidden up there!
unbelievable

Carbondale, IL

#203 Feb 25, 2013
To me that sounds like the typical Jack Calvert. You work your ass off for three years going to all the practices and games and find yourself a senior sitting on the bench. For the last three years I have watched this happen and its not the fact that the girl on the field is any better than the girl on the bench, it's what you call personal favoritism. Look at the facts people, Jack Calvert has coached for three years and two of them years the records were 4-20 & 4-24...Piteous. He hasn't played 500 ball yet. I couldn't count the number of games WF lost by the ten run rule. What really matters is all the rumors you have heard are all true. He did get kicked out of JC park by the park board for the cruel and disrespectful treatment to the JC girls which were 8-10 years old. Next was the dirt dawgs in WF, all the parents of the team got together and booted him off the team. What I understand here is that either him or his wife would go to the newspaper and give their daughter all the credit for other girls homeruns etc...(and that has been proven) This is a man who was an assistant football and wrestling coach and now thinks he can be a girls softball coach. Evil is too kind of a name to call Jack Calvert. And it's not the kids that suck it's Calvert. Calvert is right where he wants to be surrounded by a bunch of teenage girls.
Softball love

Saint Louis, MO

#204 Feb 28, 2013
Great group of girls this year!
Eniliated

Carbondale, IL

#205 Feb 28, 2013
There has been times when calvert told some of his JV players just go ahead and strike out because he is ready to go home. Or how about the game in herrin? Herrin had two diamonds and four umpires and was ready for a V and JV game. But guess what, calvert didn't want to mess with the JV game so he didn't bring his JV. Now it is the 2013 season and guess what???? Calvert completely eliminated the JV team... wonder why???? Oh so his daughter can go straight to playing Varsity. That is Calvert for you. What about the rest of the girls that are on the team and now theres no JV??? Richard Glodich needs to get off his bald ass head and do something before the whole program is shot!
mamabird

Carterville, IL

#206 Mar 1, 2013
Eniliated wrote:
There has been times when calvert told some of his JV players just go ahead and strike out because he is ready to go home. Or how about the game in herrin? Herrin had two diamonds and four umpires and was ready for a V and JV game. But guess what, calvert didn't want to mess with the JV game so he didn't bring his JV. Now it is the 2013 season and guess what???? Calvert completely eliminated the JV team... wonder why???? Oh so his daughter can go straight to playing Varsity. That is Calvert for you. What about the rest of the girls that are on the team and now theres no JV??? Richard Glodich needs to get off his bald ass head and do something before the whole program is shot!
Perhaps before you start drama you should know the facts. There are very few schools that have JV softball in our division. At best, the girls would have had just a few JV games to play. Now there is one team and it is made up of fantastic players of all ages.
to mamabird

Carbondale, IL

#207 Mar 1, 2013
Perhaps did you know that last year Calvert told all his juniors and seniors that they better step it up because his daughter and her friends were coming up and they would get replaced??? And only three seniors went out but one got cut when she has been there to every practice and game and gets cut. Sounds like favoritism to me. That's right, what goes around comes around
Spectator

Herrin, IL

#208 Mar 1, 2013
Most teams in the conference have a JV team. Over the past few seasons they were ready to play but WF did not allow their team to play. By taking away JV, Calvert has only solidified last years statement of his daughter and others taking Varsity spots. Now that the precedent has been allowed to be set how many other players will not be allowed to play simply because Calvert keeps a scaled down roster with no JV team? By eliminating JV he has eliminated the opportunity for several girls to take part in the sport most likely their entire high school time. After two years Calvert can step down as he has said numerous times but by eliminating JV he has ensured his daughter will have played on the Varsity team all 4 years of high school all the while ending other girls hopes of ever playing high school ball. If the numbers were there to field a JV team there should have been one. Calvert can spin all sorts of reasons and excuses to not have and the school board and school officials will buy into it but it is nothing more than to lighten his duties as a coach, which should be to teach the game to as many as want to participate at this level, as ensure his daughter and friends play Varsity ball 4 years and will be noted in the records of it earned or not.
facts

United States

#209 Mar 1, 2013
Calverts daughter would be playing varsity whether her dad was coaching or not so you have no valid point there so give it a rest! she is an amazing athlete and doesnt need her dad there to gain a varsity spot! Have you people ever seen her play?? she is better than most of the older girls, so should we make her not play in place of these girls because it "isnt fair"! Good God people this is high school sports not little league!! As far as the jv squad, when my daughter played, the jv teams were almost non-existent then and that was a few years back. Hardly any towns have enough for jv games. So I guess all the other towns have coaches that dont want to coach and play favorites too...NO its that there are not enough girls to make a team so they are making one team! None of you know what the hell you are talking about at all!
Baller

Herrin, IL

#210 Mar 2, 2013
Nobody cried fowl last year when a freshman was on the starting pitching rotation.And they had no right to,she's a talented player,as are a couple of the incoming freshman including Calverts daughter.Just look at the numbers these young ones put up around mid season....but I'm sure you haters will say that the other teams let them get hits, rbis,put outs double plays etc....just because they are Calverts daughter and her friends.you people are effing pathetic .Do any of you even go to any of these games or are you to busy on your computer bitching about things that don't have an affect on your life?
OldBird

Marion, IL

#211 Mar 3, 2013
I agree Calvert's kid and some of the incoming freshman are talented and could play varisty. My problem is that by not fielding a jv team the opportunity to play has been taken away from many others.

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