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  • Prep basketball: All-star game an opportunity to play together one last time

    Jimmy Roberts remembers his first meeting with Jacobs boys basketball players two years ago.Right th ...
    April 18, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • High school softball: Cary-Grove tops Jacobs

    CARY – As tough as the Fox Valley Conference Valley Division is this season, no team wants to start conference play 0-2. Behind some timely hitting, s ...
    April 17, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • High school girls track and field insider: Huntley"s Tramblay athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekMacy TramblayHuntley, SeniorTramblay took part in four victories as the Red Raide ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • High school boys track and field insider: Cary-Grove's Saxon athlete of week

    Athlete of the WeekMichael SaxonCary-Grove, SeniorSaxon won the 110-meter high hurdles, the 300 inte ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Jacobs falls to Streamwood in PepsiCo Showdown

    STREAMWOOD – The Jacobs girls soccer team is a tough one to figure out. Early in the season, goals were hard to come by and any offense was truly a bo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • High school boys tennis insider: Prairie Ridge doubles team athletes of week

    Athletes of the weekJared Priesz, sr., and James Lasak, fr., Prairie RidgePriesz and Lasak went 6-0 ...
    April 16, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • High school girls soccer notes: PepsiCo Showdown continues, Jacobs offense comes alive

    The week-long tournament continues with more games Thursday and Saturday. While all four local teams participating lost in the opening round, they all ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Jacobs and Woodstock win

    The Jacobs boys tennis team won three of the four matches in doubles play to defeat Crystal Lake South 4-3 in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division pl ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Crystal Lake Central, Dundee-Crown, Jacobs, Huntley and Alden-Hebron win

    The Crystal Lake Central baseball team scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat Richmond-Burton 3-2 in nonconference pla ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • High school softball: Jacobs tops Crystal Lake South in FVC opener

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Wednesday’s softball game between Jacobs and Crystal Lake South was a matchup between two of the hottest teams in the Fox Valley Confer ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Marian Central wins 1st game, Cary-Grove tops Jacobs

    WOODSTOCK – Marian Central’s lacrosse team won its first game in the program’s history Tuesday night with a 12-7 triumph over Arlington Heights.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Jacobs edges Cary-Grove while Crystal Lake South, Huntley, Crystal Lake Central and Prairie Ridge win

    Cary-Grove put Jacobs to the test on Tuesday in a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division boys tennis dual but the Golden Eagles prevailed, 4-3, winning ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • High school softball: Jacobs beats Prairie Ridge

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jacobs freshman Kerri Healy moved from behind the plate to center field less than two weeks ago as first-year coach Katie O’Brien looke ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • High school softball: McHenry's Dana Walsh player of week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekDana Walsh, McHenry, sr., OFWalsh hit .571 (12 for 21) in five games for the Warr ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:27 pm
  • High school softball notes: Jacobs turnaround, McHenry's Martens strong in return

    Since starting 0-5 under first-year coach Katie O’Brien, the Golden Eagles have won five of seven. At the Leyden Invite at the Ballpark in Rosemont, t ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Huntley, Alden-Hebron, Jacobs, Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake Central, McHenry

    Hayley O’Mara hit two home runs for Huntley in a 13-7 Fox Valley Conference crossover win against Hampshire on Monday. 
    April 13, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Huntley, McHenry and Hampshire win

    HUNTLEY – Huntley freshmen Chloe Smith, Cassidy Lackovic and Rhian Whitfield each won an event to help the Red Raiders to a Fox Valley Conference dual ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • High school baseball: Richmond-Burton's Joe Dittmar player of week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekJoe DittmarRichmond-Burton, Junior, Third Baseman and PitcherDittmar committed to ...
    April 13, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • High school boys tennis roundup: Huntley wins Quint

    Huntley senior Josh Simons won all four matches at No. 1 singles to lead the Red Raiders to a first-place finish at the J-Hawk "Quint" tournament in R ...
    April 11, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • High school boys track and field roundup: Huntley, Jacobs win meets

    Senior Connor Boos won the 100 meters with a time of 11.02 seconds and the 200 meters with a time of 22.13 as the Huntley boys track and field team fi ...
    April 11, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Huntley picks up first loss at PepsiCo Showdown

    ALGONQUIN – Despite his team winning its first five games, Huntley coach Kris Grabner saw cracks in the unbeaten facade.
    April 11, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Dundee-Crown, McHenry, Jacobs, Marengo, Huntley and Alden-Hebron pick up wins

    Claire Weeks and Casey Weeks each hit a home run to to lead the Dundee-Crown girls softball team to a 14-6 Fox Valley Conference crossover win over Ha ...
    April 11, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs avoids letdown to beat Batavia

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs wanted to do everything in its power to avoid a letdown in Saturday's nonconference game against Batavia.
    April 11, 2015 - 6:09 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz: Richmond-Burton's Miranda Halverson, Jacobs' Matt Kozlak, Woodstock's Marissa Krueger

    Miranda HalversonRichmond-BurtonJuniorTrack and Field1. Who’s you favorite professional athlete?Matt ...
    April 11, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs tops Prairie Ridge

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jacobs shortstop Matt Kozlak said pitches “looked like beach balls” in his first two at-bats against Prairie Ridge pitcher Ben Cilano, ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Huntley's Handchetz athlete of week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekAlex HandchetzHuntley, FreshmanHandchetz won the 100 meters (12.86) and the 200 ( ...
    April 10, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Boys track and field: Cary-Grove's Ricky Hurley athlete of week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekRicky HurleyCary-Grove, SeniorHurley unleashed a big discus throw in Monday’s tri ...
    April 10, 2015 - 5:24 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Crystal Lake South, Crystal Lake Central, Jacobs, Woodstock North and Hampshire win

    Tyler Carlson pitched a complete game, allowing one run, five hits and striking out six to lead Crystal Lake South to the 2-1 win over Harlem in nonco ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • High school softball: Jacobs' grand slam beats Marian Central

    ALGONQUIN – In softball, sometimes it takes just one inning, one at-bat, or even just one pitch. Wednesday it was one pitch that proved to be the diff ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • High school baseball roundup: Harvard, Jacobs, McHenry and Alden-Hebron win

    Logan Streit pitched a complete-game shutout Tuesday to lead the Harvard baseball team to an 8-0 win over Genoa-Kingston in Big Northern Conference Ea ...
    April 8, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • High school boys lacrosse: Jacobs, Cary-Grove win

    Blake Everett, Brandon Ferencz, Shriyans Lenkala and Evan Schwarz all scored three goals for Jacobs in a Fox Valley Conference, 15-4, win against Prai ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Johnsburg, Dundee-Crown and Woodstock win

    Allie Layton scored an unassisted goal in the 65th minute to give Johnsburg a 1-0 win against Burlington Central in a Big Northern Conference East Div ...
    April 7, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Prairie Ridge, Huntley, Crystal Lake South and Jacobs win

    Prairie Ridge defeated Dundee-Crown, 7-0, at Crystal Lake on Tuesday in an Fox Valley Conference Valley Division dual. 
    April 7, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • High school baseball: Hampshire, Jacobs and Johnsburg win

    The Hampshire boys baseball team scored five runs in the first three innings to pull away and defeat Belvidere 8-2 in nonconference play in Belvidere.
    April 6, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • High school softball: Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs and Alden-Hebron win

    Haley Barnes hit a three-run double in the top of the seventh inning to break the tie and lead Prairie Ridge softball to the 8-3 win over Belvidere No ...
    April 6, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • High school baseball: Dundee-Crown's Brett Johnson player of week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekBrett JohnsonDundee-Crown, sr., CJohnson continued to tear it up and so did his t ...
    April 6, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Preview capsules

    Cary-GroveCoach: Brendan Gorman (second season, eighth overall)Key returnees: Dylan Cost, Ian Housto ...
    April 5, 2015 - 7:10 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Five players to watch

    Dylan Cost, Cary-Grove, jr., goalieNow in his third season with the varsity team, Cost is the base o ...
    April 5, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse: Cary-Grove looking for more than conference title

    Cary-Grove lacrosse coach Brendan Gorman remembers before the 2014 season asking his players how many of them honestly believed they could accomplish ...
    April 5, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Dundee-Crown tops Schaumburg

    The Dundee-Crown boys baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take the lead and hang on for the 8-7 win over Schaumburg in ...
    April 4, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Crystal Lake South wins tournament

    The Marengo girls softball team lost to Stillman Valley 3-0 in the championship game of the Freeport Tournament in Freeport.
    April 4, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Dundee-Crown, Jacobs win tournaments

    Albert Dziadrowiec and Chad Wagner won two mathes at Elgin Quadrangular on Saturday to help Dundee-Crown defeat Larkin 5-0 and Elgin 3-2. 
    April 4, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Prairie Ridge offense comes alive in win over Jacobs

    ALGONQUIN – An early goal was just the spark Prairie Ridge needed Saturday, looking for its first win of the season.
    April 4, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • High school girls track insider: Cary-Grove's Morgan Schulz Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the Week Morgan Schulz Cary-Grove, sr. Schulz was a late entry into the Class 3A 800 mete ...
    April 3, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • High school boys track insider: Johnsburg's Sam Blankenship Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the Week Sam Blankenship Johnsburg, jr. Blankenship won the Class 2A 400 meters and ran a ...
    April 3, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Marengo, Jacobs and Woodstock win

    The Marengo baseball team scored three runs in the fifth inning to pull away and defeat Harvard 7-4 in Big Northern Conference East Divison play in Ha ...
    April 2, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Jacobs, McHenry, Dundee-Crown and Woodstock North win

    Ryan George and Johnny Rohde combined to give up two hits for the Jacobs baseball team in its 3-1 win over Woodstock in FVC crossover play in Algonqui ...
    April 1, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Richmond-Burton, Alden-Hebron, McHenry, Crystal Lake Central and Crystal Lake South win

    Andrea Modlin pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Richmond-Burton softball team to a 5-0 win over Harvard in Big Northern East Division play in ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs tops Palatine, 4-1

    PALATINE – Jacobs third baseman Owen Oreskovich likely will get more than 100 more at-bats the rest of the baseball season.
    March 30, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Prep Boys Track and Field: Undaunted Sam Blankenship runs past Cahokia

    BLOOMINGTON – Everywhere Johnsburg senior Sam Blankenship looked in his heat of the Class 2A 400 meters, he saw runners from state power Cahokia.
    March 28, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Prep Girls Track and Field: Anxiety runs high for Cary-Grove’s Morgan Schulz, Jacobs’ Lauren Van Vlierbergen

    BLOOMINGTON – Cary-Grove’s Morgan Schulz and Jacobs’ Lauren Van Vlierbergen both experienced some anxious moments regarding the Illinois Prep Top Time ...
    March 28, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • High school girls track: Five athletes to watch

    Nikki FreemanCary-Grove, jr.Freeman had the area’s best throws in the shot put (38-8 1/2) and discus ...
    March 28, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • High school softball: Jacobs falls to Antioch

    ROSEMONT – Jacobs’ hitters jumped on sophomore pitcher Stephanie Bonaguidi in the early stages of Friday’s nonconference softball game against Antioch ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Prairie Ridge beats Fremd behind 6 homers

    The Prairie Ridge baseball team had six players hit home runs as they defeated Fremd, 13-4, in nonconference play Thursday in Palatine.
    March 26, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Crystal Lake South wins twice downstate

    The Crystal Lake South baseball team defeated Zion-Benton, 6-3, Wednesday at Rent One Ball Park in downstate Marion, scoring two runs in the top of th ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • High school girls soccer: McHenry goes 2-1 at Ram Invitational

    The McHenry girls soccer team played three shortened, 40-minute matches Wednesday at the Ram Invite, beating Jacobs and Grant and losing to Grayslake ...
    March 25, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Jacobs beats Cary-Grove, Wauconda downstate

    The Jacobs baseball team scored four runs in the fifth inning to take the lead Tuesday night and held on to defeat Cary-Grove, 5-4, at Rent One Ball P ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • High school baseball: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox DivisionCrystal Lake CentralCoach: Dan Badgley (seventh season).Last year’ ...
    March 24, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • High school baseball: Five players to watch

    Five Players to WatchMikie Borst, McHenry, sr., 1B-OFBorst, a Northwest Herald All-Area first-team p ...
    March 24, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Jacobs edges Gurnee Warren in Marion

    Ryan Sargent pitched six shutout innings of two-hit ball to lead the Jacobs baseball team to a 1-0 victory against Gurnee Warren in nonconference play ...
    March 23, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Jacobs loaded, but Prairie Ridge might have edge in FVC

    Jacobs returns four state qualifiers in boys tennis, but Prairie Ridge could have the deepest lineup in the area.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • High school softball: Marengo again has high expectations

    Marengo softball coach Dwain Nance isn’t concerned with last season or the year before.In a season i ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Richmond-Burton freshman Rosing homers in 1st at-bat

    Freshman Jake Rosing hit a home run in his first high school at bat to lead Richmond-Burton to the 14-1 win in five innings over Woodstock North in no ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Marengo's Knobloch 2nd team all-state, Jacobs' Orange HM

    Marengo’s Zach Knobloch received another honor for his record-setting shooting performance this season when he was named to The Associated Press Class ...
    March 19, 2015 - 5:43 pm
  • High school baseball: Schaumburg edges Jacobs in opener

    SCHAUMBURG – Tuesday’s season-opening baseball game between Schaumburg and Jacobs had all the indications that pitching would be the headline. With te ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Jacobs rallies for draw with Johnsburg

    ALGONQUIN – As the Johnsburg and Jacobs girls soccer teams took the field for their first game, and really first time outside Tuesday afternoon, expec ...
    March 17, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • 2015 Northwest Herald Boys Basketball All-Area team

    First teamJason Gregoire, Cary-Grove, sr., G, 6-4Gregoire averaged 15.6 points a game and became the ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • High school boys hockey: Kings knocked out by Glenbard

    BENSENVILLE – If the No. 12 Kings varsity hockey team – made up of players from Huntley, Jacobs, Hampshire, Dundee-Crown and Burlington Central – want ...
    March 12, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Barry on Campus: Jacobs grad Tennant a walk-on at Lewis

    As a walk-on women’s basketball player at Lewis University in Romeoville, Jessie Tennant has a busy schedule with practices, film study, road trips an ...
    March 12, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Kenton MackJacobsSeniorBasketball1. If you were a soap opera character, what would your name be (you ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs falls to Bartlett in regional

    BARTLETT – The sadness around Jacobs’ locker room was palpable.Several Golden Eagles took a half hou ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs rides 14-game win streak into regional

    Jacobs needs one more line to properly complete its boys basketball season résumé – a regional title.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Eric BaroneCrystal Lake SouthSeniorWrestling1. What are three sports movies you can watch over and o ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 6:41 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops Prairie Ridge for unofficial FVC title

    ALGONQUIN — After a three-point loss to Zion-Benton on Dec. 27, Jacobs boys basketball coach Jimmy Roberts issued a simple, yet stiff challenge to his ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Jacobs High School Athletic Hall of Fame nominations being accepted

    The Jacobs High School Athletic Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for its Class of 2015 until March 1. Former athletes can be nominated if they gr ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • High school wrestling: Jacobs falls to Deerfield in first team sectional

    DEERFIELD – The Jacobs wrestling team had already reached three milestones this season, winning conference and regional titles as well as qualifying f ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs beats Dundee-Crown, finishes 10-0 in FVC Valley

    ALGONQUIN – Ever since it clinched a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division title outright Feb. 17, the Jacobs boys basketball team shifted all of its ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Boys hoops: Marian Central's Lindell player of the week, power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekWyatt LindellMarian Central, Sr., GuardFor the second Friday in a row, Lindell hi ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • High school boys swimming: McHenry, Cary-Grove co-op athletes reach state

    BARRINGTON – After not getting the time they needed to qualify for state in their first relay of the day at the Barrington Sectional, the McHenry Warr ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Lindell's 3-pointer leads Marian Central to win

    Wyatt Lindell hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left for the Marian Central boys basketball team in its 67-64 win over Benet Academy in ES ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Dundee-Crown tops Jacobs for regional title

    ELGIN – Dundee-Crown entered Thursday night’s Class 4A Elgin Regional championship with the upper hand, beating Jacobs twice earlier this season. But ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Jacobs tops Streamwood, on to regional final

    In the second semifinal at Elgin, No. 2 Jacobs held off a scrappy Streamwood team, 56-47, to advance to Thursday’s regional championship against Dunde ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs beats Cary-Grove to take FVC Valley outright

    ALGONQUIN — In front of its home crowd on Tuesday night, the Jacobs boys basketball team faced one last hurdle in conference play. 
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball Insider: Prairie Ridge's Otto Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekPayton OttoPrairie Ridge, jr., GOtto scored 29 points in two games as the Wolves ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Around Town: Jacobs High School's Rapaduski in U.S. Soccer U16 Girls National Team camp

    With the invitation to participate in U.S. Soccer’s U16 Girls National Team camp, Algonquin’s Amanda Rapaduski is one step closer to her dream of play ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • Prep Zone: Honors for Crystal Lake South hockey's Matt Kinker

    Crystal Lake South senior Matt Kinker is closing out his high school hockey career in style.In Janua ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Marengo's Dominique Bailey headed to state

    Marengo's Dominique Bailey advanced to the state bowling finals with a six-game series of 1,259 at the Guilford Sectional at Don Carter Lanes in Rockf ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs' 27-point run leads to win over Crystal Lake South

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It was a 9:19 stretch that decided Saturday afternoon’s Fox Valley Conference Valley Division game between Jacobs and Crystal Lake Sout ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op wins FVC meet

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry’s Trey Schopen had the time to qualify for the state meet in the 100 butterfly last season, but a disqualification for rocking kep ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Live updates from sectional wrestling

    We'll have live updates from around the area in sectional wrestling on Saturday. You can watch the C ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Jacobs rallies past Woodstock

    ALGONQUIN – Consistency has been an issue that the Jacobs girls basketball team has been trying to work on throughout most of the season.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • College basketball: Jacobs High School grad Moran happy to stay close to basketball

    For someone who ate, breathed and slept basketball for most of his life, Johnny Moran did not see this coming.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Local grads excited Wisconsin-Whitewater hired Bullis

    No matter if the subject is forced fumbles or final exams, Kevin Bullis has proven to be a major resource for football players at the University of Wi ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Dundee-Crown tops Jacobs

    Jesania Laboy scored 19 points to lead the Dundee-Crown girls basketball team to the 48-27 win over Jacobs in FVC Valley Division play in Algonquin.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Jacobs' Sidor player of week, updated power rankings

    Athlete of the Week Carly Sidor, Jacobs, soph., G The sophomore guard led the Golden Eagles to a 65- ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Texts at Jacobs, Huntley defense and games of the week

    Jacobs coach Jimmy Roberts usually would not want assistant Nick Oraham sitting on the bench checking and sending text messages, but Saturday’s game a ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 6:51 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Jacobs defeats Libertyville

    Jacobs 40, Libertyville 29: At Milwaukee, the Golden Eagles (10-15) played a strong second half and defeated the Wildcats in a nonconference game at t ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Dundee-Crown wins regional, other area sectional qualifiers

    The Dundee-Crown girls bowling team won the Elgin Westminster Christian Regional to advance to the Rockford Guilford Sectional next Saturday at Poplar ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • High school wrestling: Jacobs wins Rockford East Regional, Huntley advances 5

    The Jacobs wrestling team advanced nine wrestlers to the Barrington Sectional and won the Rockford East Regional in Rockford Saturday afternoon.
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:05 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs beats Libertyville

    MILWAUKEE – Yet another sign of just how well Jacobs is performing was on display Saturday at the Bradley Center.
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • High school wrestling: Live regional updates

    We will have updates all day from Class 3A, 2A and 1A wrestling regionals. At Class 2A Hampshire, Cr ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Jacobs co-op beats Woodstock co-op

    The Jacobs co-op boys swimming team defeated Woodstock co-op, 116-47, in a dual meet in Carpentersville. 
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Gymnastics: Jacobs' Riedel advances to Lake Park Sectional in four events

    Jacobs' gymnast Ally Riedel qualified for sectionals in four events at the Barrington Regional on Wednesday night in Barrington.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • High school wrestling: Previewing the regional tournaments

    Regional tournaments on Saturday start the state series with sectionals and the state finals the following two weekends.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Orange leads Jacobs past McHenry

    Chrishawn Orange scored 23 points to lead the Jacobs boys basketball team to a 53-38 win over McHenry in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division play in ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley's Andrews closing in on school record

    With 18 points against Dundee-Crown on Jan. 27, Huntley’s Ali Andrews is 48 points away from tying Samantha Mader’s school scoring record of 1,655. Th ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 6:39 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball Insider: Richmond-Burton's Sam Kaufman Athlete of Week

    Athlete of the WeekSam KaufmanRichmond-Burton, sr., FKaufman had two big games as the Rockets took o ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • On Campus: Crystal Lake Central High School grad Nelle Youel makes Northern Illinois University tennis history

    As an 8-year-old, Nelle Youel wanted to be like her big brothers, Ben and Gabe.As an 8-year-old, Nelle Youel wanted to be like her big brothers, Ben a ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Jacobs co-op fifth at Conant

    Francis Ogaban won the 200-meter individual medley and the 100 backstroke to lead the Jacobs co-op boys swimming team to a fifth-place finish at the C ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Jacobs' Biondo finishes 10th in state

    Jacobs' Brandon Biondo bowled a six-game series of 1,301 on the second day of the boys bowling state finals to finish in 10th place at the St. Clair B ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • High school cheerleading: Crystal Lake Central wins, Huntley runner-up and Hampshire advances at DeKalb Sectional

    DEKALB — The cheerleaders sat in silence, huddled in circles across the blue mat that was placed across the hardwood floor of DeKalb High’s Chuck Dayt ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • High school wrestling: Live FVC wrestling finals highlights/interviews

    Live highlights from the finals at the FVC wrestling meet. Jacobs won the school's first team title ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • High school cheerleading: DeKalb Sectional live with highlights

    The DeKalb Sectional cheerleading competition took place on Saturday at DeKalb High School. You can watch the competition live here.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Hampshire, Crystal Lake South and Alden-Hebron win

    Emma Benoit scored 28 points to lead the Hampshire girls to a 56-44 victory over Woodstock North in FVC Fox Division play at Hampshire. 
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • High school competitive dance: Crystal Lake Central advances to final

    The Crystal Lake Central competitive dance team advanced to the second day of the IHSA Competitve Dance State Finals by finishing in sixth place in Cl ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Jacobs' Biondo 9th after Day 1 at state

    For the second-straight year, Jacobs' Brandon Biondo finished in the top 10 during the first day of the Boys Bowling State Finals at St. Clair Bowl in ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Dundee-Crown's Mueller 3rd at FVC Tournament

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Coming into Friday's Fox Valley Conference girls bowling tournament, Dundee-Crown's Brittany Mueller had never earned all-conference ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 5:21 pm
  • High school boys swimming: McHenry tops Jacobs co-op

    McHENRY- The McHenry boys swimming team didn’t have a great feeling about the dual with Jacobs co-op Thursday.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Jacobs' Biondo confident heading back to state

    The road back to St. Clair Bowl in Fairview Heights wasn’t easy for Brandon Biondo.After the Jacobs ...
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  • High school wrestling: Seeds for Fox Valley Conference tourament

    WRESTLINGFVC TournamentSeeds106: 1. Ian Mullen, 29-3 (McHenry); 2. Zach Spencer, 30-7 (Huntley); 3. ...
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  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs beats Dundee-Crown

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Jacobs never trailed Wednesday night against Dundee-Crown, but that didn’t mean the Golden Eagles’ 58-39 victory came easily in the ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Jacobs holds off Cary-Grove

    CARY – The Jacobs girls basketball team had already withstood one furious Cary-Grove rally earlier Wednesday night.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • High school wrestling: Huntley's Gamboa athlete of week, power rankings

    Athlete of the weekCHRIS GAMBOAHuntley, sr.Gamboa went 3-0 on Saturday at the Dundee-Crown Mega Dual ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Inside high school boys basketball: Marengo's Knobloch Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekZach KnoblochMarengo, jr., GKnobloch was named the MVP of the South Beloit Martin ...
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  • High School Football: Jacobs' Walker picks Army

    The name on Josh Walker’s Twitter account, G.I.Josh, seems even more appropriate.The Jacobs senior r ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Soph Krutwig could key deep run for Jacobs

    ALGONQUIN – All the pieces are in place for the Jacobs boys basketball team to get back to its elite status and make a deep run into the Class 4A stat ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 7:10 pm
  • High school boys basketball roundup: Jacobs, Johnsburg win

    Cameron Krutwig had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Jacobs boys basketball team to the 58-37 win over Elgin in nonconference play at Elgin. 
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Huntley, Woodstock, Woodstock North and Alden-Hebron win

    Ali Andrews scored 23 points, going 8 of 8 from the free-throw line, to lead the Huntley girls basketball team to a 58-34 Fox Valley Conference Valley ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Cary-Grove co-op wins Bison Invitational

    The Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming team won the 13-team Fred Palffy Bison Invitational at Buffalo Grove Saturday afternoon. 
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • High school boys bowling: Jacobs' Biondo headed back to state

    Jacobs' Brandon Biondo finished in fourth place overall, and first among individuals not on a qualifying team, to advance to the boys bowling state fi ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • High school competitive dance: D-155 schools dominate 2A

    DEKALB— The dance teams sat on the hardwood floor at DeKalb High School in tight circles holding hands, hoping.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • I’m Just Saying with Jacobs graduate Bret Mooney

    When Bret Mooney, the 2013 Northwest Herald football Player of the Year, was being recruited by Colgate, he sensed he had a chance to get on the field ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Watch DeKalb Sectional high school competitive dance highlights

    The DeKalb Sectional competitive dance tournament took place on Saturday. Crystal Lake Central, Car ...
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  • High school boys basketball: Orange reaches 1,000 in big night for Jacobs

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs has always been a difficult place to play a basketball game, and there's no sign of that stopping any time soon. The environment Fr ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Jacobs beats McHenry

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs girls basketball coach Joe Benoit believes a challenging early schedule has prepared the Golden Eagles for the second round of conf ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: McHenry's Ian Mullen named athlete of the week

    Athlete of the weekIAN MULLENMcHenry, sr.Mullen won the Batavia Tournament at 106 pounds on Saturday ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:27 pm
  • High school girls basketball roundup: Jacobs beats Marian Central; Marengo falls to Genoa-Kingston

    The Jacobs girls basketball team used a big third quarter to pull away and defeat Marian Central 58-38 in nonconference play in Algonquin. 
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops Cary-Grove

    CARY – Jacobs boys basketball coach Jimmy Roberts described his team’s offensive execution as “on and off” in the early stages of Tuesday night’s Fox ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Inside high school boys basketball: Jacobs' Orange Athlete of Week

    Athlete of the WeekChrishawn Orange,Jacobs, sr., GThe Golden Eagles’ 6-foot-2 guard scored 24 points ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs' Heiss picks Arkansas

    Jacobs junior Brenden Heiss will take his big-time right arm to a big-time college baseball program.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: Jacobs wins Urbana Tournament

    The Jacobs wrestling team won the 36th annual Urbana Wrestling Tournament on Saturday behind first-place finishes from Beau Harrier (113 pounds), Cody ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • High school boys swimming roundup: Cary-Grove 2nd at Jefferson Invitational

    Cary-Grove's 200-yard freestyle relay team of Cooper Langanis, Mitch Robak, Scott Eibel and Corey Sheehan took first place Saturday with a time of 1:3 ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs takes it to Crystal Lake South

    ALGONQUIN – The Jacobs boys basketball team’s message to the other Fox Valley Conference Valley Division teams could be condensed into two words: watc ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • High school wrestling: Jacobs holds off Huntley

    ALGONQUIN – With one match remaining in Thursday's dual meet against Huntley, all Jacobs' Carson Shoemaker needed to do was not get pinned on senior n ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Prep Zone: Woodstock North cross country coach Farris cherished time with wife

    Life was difficult for Bruce and Jodi Farris the last couple of years, as multiple sclerosis ravaged Jodi’s body, leaving her blind, bedridden and una ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Jacobs freshman Healy's confidence grows

    ALGONQUIN – When Jacobs learned it would be playing without leading scorer Jessica Powell Tuesday night against rival Dundee-Crown, coach Joe Benoit k ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Cary-Grove's Michael Gomez athlete of week

    Athlete of the weekMICHAEL GOMEZCary-Grove, sr.Gomez beat three ranked wrestlers to win the Sycamore ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Dundee-Crown holds off Jacobs in OT

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Dundee-Crown coach Sarah Miller knew that, even though her team jumped out to a 14-point lead in the first quarter, Jacobs would not ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • High school girls bowling: Jacobs, Woodstock co-op and Johnsburg win

    Mariclare Daniels bowled a 634 series to lead the Jacobs girls bowling team to a Fox Valley Conference victory over McHenry 2,506-2,045 at Raymond's B ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op tops Jacobs co-op

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming coach Rick Schaefer has been working his team hard in practices and expected the result to be a dropoff ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Congratulations Danny Denz, March Athlete of the Month!