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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 ...

Jacobs High opens new fitness center, dance studio  Chicago Daily Herald

Students at Jacobs High School in Algonquin opened the school's new fitness center and group fitness/dance studio this week.

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 ...

Images: Jacobs High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the Sears Centre on Saturday, May, 19 in Hoffman Estates.

Jacobs student wants to donate your old bike to the Boys & Girls Club  Chicago Daily Herald

Justin Lorenz, 17, is combining his two passions -- triathlons and community *service* -- by launching an organization that collects bicycles for at-risk youths in the ...

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 ...

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

Algonquin Police Department Blotter - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - A look at arrests made in recent weeks.

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' ...

Scouting the Jacobs Golden Eagles  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs made a state quarterfinal appearance two years ago and three holdovers remember the route. Linebacker Aidan Sproule, guard Nick Zonta and ...

Jacobs High School to put on Thorton Wilder's 'Our Town' April 13-14  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School will present "Our Town" on April 13-14. Thorton Wilder's play tells the dramatic story of a small-town romance in 1901 New Hampshire.

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 ...

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 ...

Crystal Lake South powers past Jacobs for 5th win  Chicago Daily Herald

The playoffs started two weeks early for Crystal Lake South and Jacobs Friday night in Algonquin, and it's the Gators who survived and advanced. Crystal Lake ...

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.

Olympic medalist Evan Jager to donate uniform to Jacobs High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School is abuzz with anticipation of Friday's visit from its most famous celebrity alum -- Evan Jager, a silver medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympic ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jacobs hands Dundee-Crown 1st loss  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs handed Dundee-Crown its first loss of the season Friday night, 41-7.

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.

Prairie Ridge dominates Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Excelling in all facets of the game, Prairie Ridge cruised past Jacobs 42-2 in Fox Valley Conference action in Algonquin Friday night.

Jacobs rolls over Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs opened the football season with a 50-0 win over Hampshire Friday night.

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.

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 ...

District 300 Could Get Officers In Middle Schools

District 300 Could Get Officers In Middle Schools - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - The village of Algonquin approved the measure and now the District 300 ...

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.

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 ...

High school girls tennis: 2018 team previews  Northwest Herald

Coach: Therese Youel (first season). Last year: 15-10, 5-3 FVC; third at FVC tournament. Top returners: Bethany Marshall, sr.; Sarah Schultz, sr.; Elizabeth ...

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.

Neuqua Valley handles Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley scored on its first possession. The Wildcats never looked back. Spearheaded by a 171-yard, 4-touchdown effort by Will Chevalier the Wildcats ...

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 ...

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.

Mitz notches win No. 250 as Jacobs rolls McHenry  Chicago Daily Herald

Sometimes a win is just a win. But Jacobs's 35-7 road trouncing of McHenry Friday night, this one was special.

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 ...

Jacobs selects 2018 hall of fame inductees  Chicago Daily Herald

The Harry D. Jacobs High School Athletic Hall of Fame Board and its members have elected the HOF Class of 2018.

full story » Havens, Huntley run past Jacobs Updated Aug 31, 2018 11:21 PM Sophomore Ryder  Chicago Daily Herald

Sophomore Ryder Havens has certainly fit into Huntley's offensive scheme early in the 2018 campaign.

Jacobs drops wild one at Crystal Lake Central  Chicago Daily Herald

A season that started with such great promise for Jacobs -- the Eagles began the year 3-1 and their prospects of playing November football were looking good ...

Algonquin Trick-or-Treating Hours, Safety Tips  Algonquin, IL Patch

Algonquin Trick-or-Treating Hours, Safety Tips - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Attention ghouls, witches, princesses and others celebrating Halloween: here's ...

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 ...

Boys soccer: Dundee-Crown, Jacobs fight to FVC draw  Chicago Daily Herald

With first place at stake in the Fox Valley Conference, neither Jacobs or host Dundee-Crown were thrilled to finish 100 minutes in a 1-1 draw.

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.

Jacobs grad talks about Olympic career, his love of high school  Chicago Daily Herald

Olympic silver medalist Evan Jager came home to a hero's welcome Friday, garnering thunderous applause from a packed auditorium at Jacobs 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 ...

More MVC basketball honors for Loyola's Cameron Krutwig  Chicago Daily Herald

Loyola University freshman Cameron Krutwig, a native of Algonquin, earned Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week honors on Monday.

Dist. 300: Two confirmed cases of mumps at Jacobs High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Two cases of mumps have been confirmed and a third is suspected at Jacobs High School in Algonquin, according to a letter posted to the District 300 Facebook ...

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 ...

Cary-Grove stomps Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Cary-Grove defeated Jacobs 49-14 on Friday night.

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.

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, ...

How Jacobs students will present 'Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind'  Chicago Daily Herald

Performing 30 plays in 60 minutes may seem like a tall order, but Jacobs High School drama students are up to the task, says David McGill, the director of "Too ...

Area school improvements expected to be finished by first day of classes  Northwest Herald

Jeff Daurer, operations support consultant at Community High School District 155, said contractors only have 55 working days to complete about $14 million in ...

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 ...

Jacobs athletic director Jeremy Bauer resigns  Northwest Herald

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

Girls volleyball: Seniors lift Hampshire over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Facing set point in the second set, Hampshire rallied for 3 straight points to defeat Jacobs 25-17, 26-24 in Fox Valley Conference action in Hampshire.

Junior ranger from Algonquin writes about national park adventures  Chicago Daily Herald

Algonquin teen Aida Frey, among the most decorated junior rangers, has visited 304 national park sites and written and published a book about her travels.

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. Hugo Sztuk Vel Sztukowski opened the scoring for Hampshire in ...

Boys soccer: O'Connor's goal lifts Jacobs over Larkin  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs, Burlington Central and Crystal Lake South were among the winners in boys soccer action in the Fox Valley area.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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: Jacobs knocks off McHenry  Chicago Daily Herald

Jordyn Kelly and Rachel Kaczorow led the defense for Jacobs (6-9, 5-5) with 14 digs and 12 digs, respectively, in a 25-20, 20-25, 25-16 win over McHenry on ...

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 ...

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.

Girls soccer: Jacobs graduates to sectional  Chicago Daily Herald

The Jacobs girls soccer team hasn't been to a sectional since 2012. For awhile Saturday, it looked as if the return trip might have to wait another year. Elgin and ...

Boys soccer: Crystal Lake South blanks McHenry  Chicago Daily Herald

Crystal Lake South, Dundee-Crown and Jacobs were among the winners Thursday night in Fox Valley area soccer action.

Solar panels to cut down Jacobs High energy costs  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School has installed new rooftop solar panels that are expected to cut down the Algonquin school's energy costs.

Images: Larkin over Rockford Jefferson, 60-55 in Class 4A sectional final boys basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

Larkin won 60-55 over Rockford Jefferson in a Class 4A sectional final boys basketball game on Friday, March 9 at Jacobs High School in Algonquin.

Girls volleyball: Huntley cruises past Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Huntley and Harvest Christian picked up wins in girls volleyball action Tuesday in the Fox Valley area.

Girls volleyball: Jacobs edges Hampshire in 3  Chicago Daily Herald

Rachel Kaczorow had 29 assists for Jacobs (7-9, 6-5) and Tai Ramirez led the Golden Eagles with 20 digs and 10 kills in a win over Hampshire.

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 ...

Girls tennis: Barrington dominates at Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington rolled to the championship of the Jacobs sectional Saturday.

Teen Charged With Battery at Jacobs High School: Algonquin Blotter

Joseph Damptz, 41, of 2020 Cumberland in Algonquin, was arrested at 12:58 a.m. on Sept. 7 at 2390 E. Algonquin Road. He was charged with public ...

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 ...

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.

Images: Jacobs vs. Huntley, boys basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School hosted Huntley for boys basketball action on Wednesday, Dec. 13 in Algonquin.

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.

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 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.

Images: Jacobs vs. Batavia playoff football  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School hosted Batavia for the second round of the IHSA Class 7A football playoffs in Algonquin.

Dundee-Crown shocks Jacobs for regional championship  Chicago Daily Herald

Dundee-Crown upset Jacobs 45-40 Friday night to win the championship of the Class 4A Dundee-Crown regional.

Girls golf: Lyne goes low again, leads Crystal Lake co-op to FVC crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Crystal Lake co-op's girls golf team continued its domination of the Fox Valley Conference on Wednesday behind a player who is playing some dominating golf ...

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.

College basketball: Despite loss, Jacobs grad Krutwig impresses at Final Four  Northwest Herald

Despite loss, Jacobs graduate Krutwig makes impression at Final Four.

Girls volleyball: South Elgin reaches 20 wins  Chicago Daily Herald

Haley Fisher had 13 kills for South Elgin (20-8, 7-0) and Kendal Richardson had 13 assists in a 25-13, 25-9 win over East Aurora on Thursday in Upstate Eight ...

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.

Girls swimming: Scouting Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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 ...

How billet families provide a home to Chicago Cougars junior hockey players  Chicago Daily Herald

The Chicago Cougars junior hockey team is seeking billet, or host, families for its players, who range in age from 16 to 20. We talked to some host families and ...

Images: Stay focused on our best high school sports photos of the week  Chicago Daily Herald

See some of the best high school sports images from this past week. Daily Herald photographers covered tennis, soccer, and volleyball.

Cross country: Huntley boys, Cary-Grove girls win FVC titles By Allen Oshinski Oct 13, 2018  Chicago Daily Herald

Huntley boys and Cary-Grove girls won Fox Valley Conference titles on Saturday.

Scouting Week 9 Fox Valley football games  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville Central (6-2) at Cary-Grove (8-0)Game time: today at 7:30 p.m. at Al Bohrer Field. Last week: Naperville Central 35, Waubonsie Valley 14; Cary-Grove ...

Baseball: Dundee-Crown slips by Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Dundee-Crown defeated Jacobs 3-2 in Fox Valley Conference baseball action Thursday.

Girls volleyball: Huntley repeats title at own tourney  Chicago Daily Herald

Needing only 28 minutes, Huntley dismantled Harlem 25-6, 25-13 to win the championship of Saturday's Huntley Invitational for the second straight year.

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

Fox Valley Leadership Team honorable mentions for 2017-2018.

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 ...

Girls volleyball: Harvest Christian tops Westminster  Chicago Daily Herald

Harvest Christian beat its neighbor Westminster Christian 25-14, 25-14 in girls volleyball action Thursday.

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 ...

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.

High school boys basketball: Jacobs, Cameron Krutwig aim for first sectional title  Northwest Herald

ALGONQUIN – Jacobs boys basketball players show no hesitation or trepidation when listing their goals for the season – they want to fly where no Golden ...

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