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Security heightened at Jacobs High School after rumored threat  Chicago Daily Herald

A video posted on social media of a student holding a handgun escalated Wednesday into rumors of a threatened act of violence at Jacobs High School in ...

High school girls tennis: Jacobs believes it has right mix of young, old  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Lindsay Cunningham showed her grit and determination early on in her tennis career at Jacobs. As a freshman at the 2016 Fox Valley ...

Jacobs High School students in Algonquin plan 24-Hour Musical Fundraiser  Northwest Herald

Students at Jacobs High School will lose sleep over an upcoming musical – all in the name of charity. [Jacobs seniors Rebecca Littlefield (left) and Harmony ...

Images: Jacobs over Dundee-Crown, 41-7 in Week 3 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Jacobs Golden Eagles hosted and won 41-7 over the Dundee-Crown Chargers for football action on Friday, Sept. 7, in Algonquin.

Teen Charged With Assault / Drug Charges / Jacobs High School Arrest: Algonquin Blotter

John P. McMahon, 55, of 6223 Providence Court in Carpentersville, was arrested on March 2 and Randall and Harnish. He was charged with driving while ...

Jacobs Student 1 of 3 In World To Ace AP Calculus Exam  Algonquin, IL Patch

Jacobs Student Earns Perfect Score On AP Exam - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Jacobs High School senior Nick Belizzi answered every question correctly ...

Jacobs High School Ranked Among the Best High Schools in State

ALGONQUIN, IL - Jacobs High School has been ranked among the top high schools in the state, according to annual rankings released Monday by U.S. News ...

U.S. Air Force airman first class returns from service to surprise sisters at Jacobs High School  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Airman 1st Class Ellie Lapi made a surprise visit to Jacobs High School on Monday morning.

High school softball: Armstrong's relief work, home runs help Jacobs overcome Prairie Ridge  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – With her team trailing by a run Wednesday, Jacobs junior Katie Armstrong entered in relief in the top of the third inning with runners on first and ...

Olympic medalist, Algonquin native to donate uniform to Jacobs High School  Northwest Herald

Evan Jager won silver in steeplechase at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Benoit remains acting AD at Jacobs; Reibel to coach girls basketball  Northwest Herald

Joe Benoit did his best to soak in every day of coaching this season with the Jacobs girls basketball team, knowing it likely was his last.

Freshman center Krutwig a perfect fit for Loyola Ramblers  Chicago Daily Herald

Freshman Cameron Krutwig of Algonquin was the perfect complement for Loyola this season. The 6-foot-9 center from Jacobs High School was the Ramblers' ...

Jacobs High School's mumps count rises to 6  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Three additional Jacobs High School students tested positive for mumps, a spokesperson for Community Unit School District 300 confirmed in an ...

Girls Volleyball: Crystal Lake Central repeats as Jacobs Invitational champ  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Four times in the first set Saturday, Crystal Lake Central could have folded against upset-minded Catholic Memorial of Waukesha, Wisconsin, ...

Algonquin-based School District 300 foundation honors educator, employee of year  Northwest Herald

The School District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence announced the 2018 Distinguished Educator of the Year and Distinguished Employee of the ...

Loyola's Cameron Krutwig — an old-school, off-key singing 'goofball' — thriving in freshman season  Chicago Tribune

Late Saturday night, after snipping down nets and wading through confetti, Loyola freshman Cameron Krutwig met three of his high school buddies in his Atlanta ...

These Local Students Are National Merit Semifinalists  Algonquin, IL Patch

Students Picked As National Merit Semifinalists - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Congrats to the local high school seniors who have been selected as ...

Girls volleyball: Jacobs aces Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

After some recent issues, Jacobs' volleyball team made serving a priority in practices leading up to their regional opener.

Humble and easy-going: Loyola's Krutwig, Negron tie Elgin area to Final Four  Chicago Tribune

Jacobs grad Cameron Krutwig and Larkin grad Christian Negron play for the Loyola Ramblers, giving the greater Elgin area a connection to the team.

Mumps Cases Connected To Huntley High School  Algonquin, IL Patch

Mumps Cases Connected To Huntley High School - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - In total, three cases of mumps have been confirmed and all are connected ...

Girls volleyball: Cary-Grove 4th, Batavia 9th at Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Competing in 9 matches in 6 days, the fatigue factor finally kicked in for the Cary-Grove Trojan volleyball team during the championship bracket of the Jacobs ...

Jacobs athletic director Jeremy Bauer resigns  Northwest Herald

Jacobs athletic director Jeremy Bauer has resigned after holding that position for three years.

Algonquin-based District 300 lays off 15 employees  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin-based Community School District 300 Board unanimously approved laying off 15 employees.

High school boys basketball: Jacobs advances to Hinkle Holiday Classic final with win over Zion-Benton  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Jacobs displayed a different mentality when Zion-Benton made a run and grabbed a small lead in the second quarter.

Lapi reunion surprise | Video  Northwest Herald

Airman first class Ellie Lapi of Carpentersville surprises her sisters at school during an emotional reunion at Harry D. Jacobs High School on Monday, Feb.

Algonquin Village Board in favor of having officers at middle schools  Northwest Herald

The Algonquin Village Board supports putting police officers in Community School District 300 middle schools this upcoming school year. The board ...

Images: Jacobs High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School held their 2017 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Girls swimming: Jacobs-Hampshire claims FVC title  Chicago Daily Herald

Since the first day of practice in August, Jacobs-Hampshire coach Emily Peterson believed her team had enough talent to win the Fox Valley Conference ...

3 more Jacobs High School students diagnosed with mumps  WLS-TV

Three more cases of mumps have been confirmed at Harry D. Jacobs High School in northwest suburban Algonquin.

Community rallies around Carpentersville coach, mentor who lost both legs  Chicago Daily Herald

Community members are rallying around Carpentersville resident Henry Owens, a dedicated volunteer with local youth sports groups, who recently lost both his ...

Loyola's Krutwig making a name for himself  Chicago Daily Herald

Kevin Krutwig of Algonquin said the outpouring of support for his son Cameron and the Loyola Ramblers has been "crazy." Cam Krutwig, a 6-foot-9, 260-pound ...

Boys soccer: Brice takes over at Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Former Jacobs soccer standout Colin Brice never imagined he would be able to coach the team he grew up playing for, let alone see that possibility come his ...

Sterling falls in Taylorville championship

Dukes finish fifth at Hinkle in double-OT; Hawks bowl over foes at Dixon Toughman.

Jacobs, Henderson notch win over Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs downed Palatine 52-47 in boys basketball action Friday.

Class of 2015: Jacobs High School marks graduation with exuberant attitude  Northwest Herald

HOFFMAN ESTATES – Bright-eyed and ready to embrace their futures, members of Harry D. Jacobs High School's Class of 2015 officially left high school ...

Algonquin native Matt Vrba set for June 30 show at West Dundee's RocHaus  Northwest Herald

WEST DUNDEE – He's a little bit country, a little bit rock 'n' roll and a whole lot of entertainment. Algonquin native Matt Vrba returns to the area to perform at ...

Boys soccer: Chargers survive elements, Jacobs for 3A title  Chicago Daily Herald

Prior to Saturday's 3A Rockford Auburn regional championship, Dundee-Crown and Jacobs paused their warmups to marvel as pilots were visible while ...

Dundee-Crown, Jacobs set hall of fame inductions  Chicago Daily Herald

Dundee-Crown and Jacobs high schools have set their annual recognition ceremonies for the new inductees into their respective halls of fame.

Convenience a factor in Girl Scouts store's move to Randall Road corridor  Chicago Daily Herald

If you're heading out to buy Girl Scout merit badges or Brownie sashes to display your awards, the trip soon will be a little more convenient. The Girl Scouts store ...

High school wrestling: Patrician, Dykes help Jacobs to FVC win against Cary-Grove  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Jacobs senior Ryan Dykes was all too familiar with his opponent from Cary-Grove, Cadin Koeppel. Dykes has wrestled against Koeppel since he ...

Algonquin considers Randall Road pedestrian underpass near Jacobs High School  Chicago Daily Herald

After plans for a pedestrian bridge fell through years ago, Algonquin is considering constructing an underpass beneath Randall Road that would link to nearby ...

High school football: Jacobs takes down Batavia to reach Class 7A quarterfinals  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – About five minutes before Jacobs faced Batavia in the second round of the Class 7A playoffs Saturday afternoon, Golden Eagles coach Bill Mitz ...

Boys soccer: Hampshire, Jacobs play to a draw  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs and Hampshire's boys soccer teams played to a 1-1 tie Tuesday night at Hampshire.

High school boys soccer: Jacobs' Cappello named Northwest Herald Coach of the Year  Northwest Herald

Jacobs' 2017 boys soccer season wound up being quite similar to its season from 2016.

McAlister's Deli to open on Randall Road in Algonquin  Northwest Herald

McAlister's Deli will open next week in Algonquin. Located in front of Home Depot at 240 S. Randall Road, the sandwich shop will open at 10:30 a.m. April 9.

Gift of freedom: Teen collects 60 bikes for Dundee Boys and Girls Clubs  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 60 kids and teens in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township were given their own bicycles Thursday, thanks to an initiative launched this summer ...

Diabolical Murderer Sentenced For Killing Wife in 1973  Algonquin, IL Patch

'Diabolical' Murderer Sentenced For Killing Wife - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Donnie Rudd was sentenced to 75 to 100 years in prison for the Sept.

Music, versatility key to Algonquin teen's success  Chicago Daily Herald

Kevin Derby describes himself as "a random, overachieving kid who happened to do some stuff." Apparently he's humble, too. The Algonquin teen excels in so ...

Girls volleyball: South Elgin, St. Charles East advance to regional final  Chicago Daily Herald

Playing before a raucous home crowd, South Elgin downed rival Bartlett, 25-21, 25-11, in the semifinals of the Class 4A South Elgin regional.

Girls soccer: Jacobs savors PepsiCo title  Chicago Daily Herald

The Jacobs girls soccer team really put some oomph into winning streak Sunday at the PepsiCo Showdown and got the celebratory Pepsi spray it wanted after ...

Bailey breaks Dukes' all-time scoring mark

Dixon senior Beau Bailey became the boys basketball program all-time leader in points Saturday against Johnsburg, as the Dukes beat the Skyhawks 59-40 to ...

Zion man sentenced to 28 years in Algonquin heroin overdose death plans appeal  Suburban Life Publications

WOODSTOCK – A Zion man sentenced to 28 years in prison on a drug-induced homicide charge in connection with an Algonquin woman's heroin overdose ...

Algonquin-based School District 300 students turn broken skateboards into art  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Hampshire High School sophomore Paloma Hamilton said it is eye-opening to see what an artist can use and turn into artwork.

High school wrestling: Crystal Lake Central rallies to beat Jacobs  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Before Thursday's Fox Valley Conference dual, Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr warned his new-to-the-sport heavyweight ...

District 300 Foundation honors 2017 Educator, Employee of the Year  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – The Community School District 300 Foundation for Educational Excellence announced the 2017 D-300 Distinguished Educator and Employee of ...

Top 10 McHenry County news stories of 2018  Northwest Herald

A Schaumburg woman winning the McHenry VFW Queen of Hearts drawing topped the Northwest Herald's pick of top news stories of 2018.

Vote for the Northwest Herald Athlete of the Month  Northwest Herald

The Northwest Herald Athlete of the Month is brought to you by Buffalo Wild Wings of Crystal Lake and Algonquin. Vote today and get a coupon for $5 off your ...

Playoff picture starting to clear up  Chicago Daily Herald

The ins and outs of the Fox Valley area playoff picture are coming into focus with two regular-season games remaining.

Boys soccer: Scouting Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the high school boys soccer teams in the Fox Valley area this season.

Girls golf: Furtney, SCN overcome conditions, take titles  Chicago Daily Herald

The shortest hole at Turnberry Country Club proved to be the most challenging Wednesday at the Class 2A Crystal Lake Central girls golf regional.

Algonquin teen gets 18 years in father's death  Northwest Herald

ST. CHARLES – An Algonquin teen who shot and killed his father in 2010 has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty but mentally ill to ...

High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge hands Jacobs first loss  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge was determined not to be physically dominated by Jacobs, even with 6-foot-9 center Cameron Krutwig lurking whenever one of the ...

Algonquin man taken off life support after 2015 drunken driving crash  Chicago Tribune

Nearly three years after Brandon Ferreira was the victim of a drunken driving crash, the quadriplegic with a "positive spirit" was taken off life support, family said.

High school football: Jacobs running back Loren Strickland ready for another big year  Northwest Herald

When Loren Strickland played up on Jacobs' varsity football squad as a sophomore in 2015, he was focused on defense. Then last year as a junior, he was ...

High school tennis: Jacobs' Jon Betts named national coach of the year by U.S. Professional Tennis Association  Northwest Herald

Edna Frindell must be excused for playing the part of proud grandmother.

Chicagoland Associated General Contractors host golf outing to benefit scholarship fund  Chicago Daily Herald

The Chicagoland Associated General Contractors Golf Outing was held June 27 at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont. Proceeds are used to fund the ...

Jefferson J-Hawks look perfect in sectional rout  Rockford Register Star

ALGONQUIN — Jefferson's new math was way too much for Carpentersville Dundee-Crown in a 77-48 Class 4A sectional blowout win Wednesday.

Boys soccer: Lopez, Elgin edge Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

Omar Lopez scored 2 goals Wednesday leading Elgin's boys soccer team to a 2-1 win over Larkin in Upstate Eight Conference action.

Boys golf: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the boys golf teams in the Fox Valley area this season.

College men's basketball: 35 pounds lighter, Jacobs grad Cameron Krutwig makes major impact at Loyola  Northwest Herald

CHICAGO – To opponents, he's only a freshman. But to Loyola point guard Clayton Custer, he's a “leader.” When the Ramblers began playing pickup basketball ...

Anthony, Wheaton College fall short in upset bid  Chicago Daily Herald

Wheaton College already was having a good men's basketball season, but the Thunder got a little better when Luke Anthony transferred in at the semester ...

Images: Stevenson High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Stevenson High School held its graduation ceremony on Friday, May 25 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

Video: Turning broken skateboards into art  Northwest Herald

Students from Algonquin-based School District 300, including Hampshire, Jacobs and Dundee-Crown high schools, took a trip to Fargo Skateboarding in ...

High school girls tennis: Jacobs senior Kylie Skepnek out to finish off state-qualifying trifecta  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Kylie Skepnek is a rare three-sport athlete, playing tennis in the fall, dancing in the winter, and running in the spring. So how does the Jacobs ...

High school football: Twin set more than a formation at Jacobs  Northwest Herald

Down in the Barnes family basement, the weights clang and bang. Daylight bleeds into the room through a small window, as, rep by rep, 500-pound squats and ...

Trask and staff announce fall signing class | Wisconsin Athletics  University of Wisconsin Badgers

The Wisconsin men's soccer team will welcome nine new players to the team next season.

Boys soccer: Elgin tops St. Charles North in STC title game By Steve Nemeth Sep 1  Chicago Daily Herald

Disappointed not to be included in the Daily Herald's Top 20 preseason Rankings, Elgin made a statement Saturday by shutting out St. Charles North 3-1 in ...

High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops St. Charles North for third regional championship in four seasons  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Jacobs did everything it could to make the night enjoyable and free of worry.

Memorial Day weekend brings fests, services and patriotic parades  Chicago Daily Herald

Memorial Day weekend kicks off festival season in the suburbs, and the days ahead offer a mix of festive art fairs, patriotic parades and somber services.

Algonquin resident Nancy Zettler announces candidacy for state senate run  Suburban Life Publications

Democrat Nancy Zettler would represent District 33.

ECC hosts first regional high school welding contest  Chicago Daily Herald

Thirty-five students from Kane and McHenry counties competed Thursday in Elgin Community College's first high school welding competition.

Images: Lake Park High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Lake Park High School held its graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.

High school boys tennis: 2017 team preview capsules  Northwest Herald

Coach: Amanda Schuetzle (7th season). Last year: 19-2 (10-2 FVC). Top returners: Quinn Gliniecki (sr.), Kevin McDonald (sr.), Luke Weber (sr.), Michael ...

Honorable mentions: Fox Valley Leadership Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

Fox Valley Leadership Team honorable mentions for 2017-2018.

High school baseball: Jacobs' Jamie Murray is Northwest Herald Coach of the Year  Northwest Herald

The group of participants in the Class 4A baseball state tournament was like a visual test given in school asking: “Which one does not belong?”

Girls soccer: Fox Valley All-Area Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Presenting the 2018 Fox Valley Girls Soccer All-Area Team.

High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge falls short against Bartlett at Hinkle Holiday Classic  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge's Connor Kazin was disappointed, yet optimistic.

Musial running away with awards at Rice University  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central alum Clay Musial kicked off his senior collegiate cross country season in fine fashion. Musial, who runs for Division I Rice University out of ...

District 47 Schools Placed on Lockdown

A soft lockdown is currently in place at three District 47 schools. Indian Prairie, Glacier Ridge and Woods Creek schools have been placed on lockdown as ...

Algonquin teen arrested after police said he stole loaded handgun from parked truck  Suburban Life Publications

ALGONQUIN — An Algonquin teen faces burglary and weapons charges after police said he stole a loaded handgun from a truck.

Jacobs students grow produce, raise funds for pantry  Chicago Daily Herald

Two local high school students and their environmental club are organizing a fundraiser at a coffee house along the Randall Road corridor to help raise funds ...

Boys soccer: South Elgin, Streamwood open with wins  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin and Streamwood opened the boys soccer season with wins Monday.

Olympian Jager honored at Jacobs High School  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Olympian Evan Jager was honored this afternoon at the school where he won four state titles.

High school football preview 2016: Jacobs  Northwest Herald

Fast fact: Mitz, an Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Famer, is tied for 30th on the IHSA's career list with 234 wins. Mitz starts his 35th year ...

Fox Valley high schools make list of best in the U.S.  Chicago Tribune

Several high schools in the Fox Valley region earned national recognition as some of the best high schools in the country, according to a new ranking unveiled ...

Baseball: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the baseball teams in the Fox Valley for the 2018 season.

Algonquin Buffalo Wild Wings Opening Early Monday Morning for Special Watch Party for Evan Jager

Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Evan Jager, a Jacobs High School grad, will be running Monday in the prelims at the U.S. Olympics in Rio.

High school volleyball: Marian Central goes undefeated in five matches at Jacobs Invitational  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Marian Central senior setter McKayla Wuensch apologized if her voice was unrecognizable after playing seven matches in four days.

Images: Streamwood High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Streamwood High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates Saturday, May 26.

District 300 opens Oak Ridge School with ribbon-cutting  Northwest Herald

CARPENTERSVILLE – A goal 17 years in the making was achieved Monday outside the former District 300 administration building in Carpentersville, as school ...

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