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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 ...

'Little Mermaid' at Jacobs High School; singalong for kids Saturday  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School will present its production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" over two weekends at the school auditorium in Algonquin.

Jacobs High School Threat Discredited: District Officials  Algonquin, IL Patch

Jacobs High School Threat Discredited: Officials - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Classes at the Algonquin school have resumed after a "rumored threat of ...

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

Golden Eagles believe they have right mix of young, old in lineup.

Troy Special Olympics basketball team places 3rd at regional competition  The Herald-News

The Troy School District 30-C Special Olympics Basketball Team took third place at the recent Junior Special Olympics Basketball Tournament, held at Harry D.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

Henderson's career night leads Jacobs to win  Chicago Daily Herald

Whether it was a twisting layup in the lane, a midrange jumper or a long 3-pointer from the corner, Jacobs junior guard Jaden Henderson enjoyed his best ...

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.

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.

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 hands Dundee-Crown 1st loss  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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 ...

Dundee-Crown breaks through at Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

Dundee-Crown senior Jack Michalski turns 18 today. The 6-foot-4 forward was 11 the last time the D-C boys basketball team crossed the Fox River and defeated ...

Hampshire rallies past Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

The Hampshire boys basketball team used its height advantage to pull out a 51-48 come-from-behind Fox Valley Conference victory over Jacobs Friday night in ...

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 rolls over Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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' ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Election 2019: Jim Steigert, Algonquin village board  Northwest Herald

Age: 73. Town: Algonquin. Office sought: Algonquin Village Trustee. Occupation: Retired. Education: Harrington College of Design.

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 ...

Fox Valley Leadership Team, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Hometown: Crystal Lake. Class: Senior. Parents: Dominik and Ewelina Bogacz. Sponsor: Brett Collins, counselor. Community *service*: Crystal Lake South High ...

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 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.

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 ...

Jacobs, Henderson notch win over Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

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

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 ...

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, ...

Crystal Lake South denies Jacobs' comeback, stay in FVC mix  Chicago Daily Herald

The Crystal Lake South boys basketball team absorbed the counterpunch of comeback-minded Jacobs and finished off a 40-35 Fox Valley Conference win ...

Clutch plays by Cole, Sinik lifts Streamwood over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

It had been 23 years since Streamwood boys basketball coach Kent Payne felt that winning playoff feeling.

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 ...

Storm Rips Through, Downs Trees, Leaves Thousands Without Power  Algonquin, IL Patch

Storm Leaves Trees On Homes, Roads - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Up to 70 mph wind gusts were reported in the Tuesday evening storm. Algonquin ...

Fox Valley Leadership Team Honorable Mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva Community High School. Hometown: Geneva. Class: Senior. Parents: James and Cindy Alworth. Sponsor: Cathy Pool, counselor. Community *service* : ...

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.

Jacobs High School's mumps count rises to 6  Suburban Life Publications

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

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 ...

Mien sparks Streamwood to opening win over Jacobs  Chicago Daily Herald

It seemed when Streamwood needed a crucial basket or a key assist three-year starter Mandy Mien was involved.

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.

Scouting Fox Valley boys basketball postseason  Chicago Daily Herald

Summer league, AAU, fall league, countless practices and three months of high school games served merely as prelude.

full story » Jacobs, Marengo kick off holiday tournament season Updated Dec 20, 2018 11:09 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

The boys basketball holiday tournament season starts with a flurry this weekend and hits with the full force of a winter storm the day after Christmas.

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 ...

Sterling falls in Taylorville championship

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Jacobs uses strong finish to top Cary-Grove By Mike Garofola Jan 17, 2019 9:59  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs broke open a close match with a late 16-0 surge to defeat visiting Cary-Grove 38-30 in a FVC dual Thursday night in Algonquin.

160 seniors at District 300 named Illinois State Scholars Submitted by Community Unit District 300 Dec  Chicago Daily Herald

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has recognized 160 Community Unit District 300 high school seniors as 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars.

Jacobs' 'Joseph' promises to be high-energy, colorful show  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs High School performing arts students are bringing "Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat" to the stage. It is the family musical about the trials and ...

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 ...

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-based District 300 lays off 15 employees  Northwest Herald

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

Boys golf: Tighe, Jacobs shine at Randall Oaks  Chicago Daily Herald

With his college choice already settled, Jacobs senior Garrett Tighe can enjoy his final season as a high school golfer. Tighe, who will take his skills to the ...

St. Charles North tops Jacobs for Poulin's 200th win  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles North's basketball team played catch-up for the majority of the time during Tuesday night's nonconference game against Jacobs. Trailing by as many ...

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.

Memories made, records set for graduating Vikings  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND – The seniors on the Augustana men's basketball team find themselves in a unique position.

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 ...

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 ...

Waubonsie Valley's Skeete picks up MVP honors  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley's Marcus Skeete is this week's Daily Herald boys basketball MVP.

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 ...

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. Algonquin-based ...

Girls volleyball: South Elgin stuffs Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Hayley Fisher put away 10 kills in South Elgin's 25-14, 25-13 nonconference win over Dundee-Crown Wednesday.

Jacobs graduate Kaminski making music for Atlanta Braves  Chicago Daily Herald

Jacobs graduate Matt Kaminski happened to be in the right place at the right time. Kaminski, a 1995 alum of the Algonquin school who played basketball and ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Bank Robber Nabbed After Trying To Use Stolen Cash: FBI  Algonquin, IL Patch

Bank Robber Nabbed: FBI - Algonquin-Lake In The Hills, IL - Eric M. Dill of Barrington is accused of holding up a bank in Carpentersville last week.

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?”

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 ...

Loyola, Krutwig face tough Final Four challenge  Northwest Herald

SAN ANTONIO – There hasn't been a challenge freshman Cameron Krutwig and his Loyola teammates haven't been able to overcome for two months now.

This year's line on the FVC? Take your pick  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at how football in the Fox Valley Conference shapes up this season.

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 ...

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.

Boys golf: Kaneland's Marshall takes 5th at state  Chicago Daily Herald

NORMAL -- Will Marshall has forever etched his name in Kaneland golf annals. Bound for Nebraska, the Knights' senior fired a 74 at the Weibring Golf Club on ...

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 ...

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 ...

full story » Fox Valley boys basketball area leaders Updated Mar 11, 2019 9:04 PM Here's  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's the boys basketball leaders for the 2018-19 season in the Fox Valley area.

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.

Huntley wins Fox Valley Conference indoor title  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire senior Cameron Reedy, who missed most of his junior year with a stress fracture to his shin, is happy to be able to compete in his senior season pain ...

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 ...

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 ...

Plenty of talent, changes in Fox Valley area  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look a five things for Fox Valley area high school football fans to keep an eye on this season.

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 ...

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.

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.

It's all on the line for Dundee-Crown, Huntley  Chicago Daily Herald

Two playoff hopefuls enter. One playoff team leaves. Those are the all-or-nothing stakes in Friday's Fox Valley Conference finale between Dundee-Crown (4-4, ...

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.

Scouting second round Fox Valley football playoff games  Chicago Daily Herald

Scouting second round Fox Valley football playoff games.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

After a year, District 300 Food Pantry sees a growing need  Chicago Daily Herald

Demand for food assistance for underprivileged students and families within Community Unit District 300 continues to grow, say officials running the only ...

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