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  • High school girls track and field: Cary-Grove second at Badger Invite

    Nikki Freeman won the shot put and discus on Friday at the Badger Invite to lead the Cary-Grove girls track and field team to a second-place finish in ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Richmond-Burton, Cary-Grove, Dundee-Crown, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs, Marengo and Harvard win

    Ashley Turner went 2 for 3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored to lead a Richmond-Burton offense that smacked 14 hits in a 13-3 Big Northern C ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Huntley and Jacobs win

    Huntley's Zach Swim and Brady Michel won their singles matches to lead the Red Raiders to a 4-3 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division win over McHenry ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • High school lacrosse: Cary-Grove comes from behind to beat Jacobs

    Jacobs led 1-0 at the end of the first quarter, but Cary-Grove came from behind to beat the Golden Eagles, 13-4, in a Fox Valley Conference game at Ca ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • High school baseball: Crystal Lake South takes two from Jacobs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With the temperature in the 40s and a stiff north wind, it was pretty evident that pitchers would have the advantage Thursday. Crystal ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Player of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    NORTHWEST HERALD PLAYER OF THE WEEKKailash Panchapakesan, Jacobs, Sr., No. 1 singlesTuesday featured ...
    April 28, 2016 - 1:05 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Richmond-Burton, Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake South, Huntley, McHenry, Jacobs, Marengo win

    SOFTBALLRichmond-Burton 12, Rockford Christian 1 (5 inn.): Sophie Schwegel and Rachael Hayden combin ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Boys lacrosse: Jacobs tops Crystal Lake Central

    Matt Berton scored five goals as the Jacobs boys lacrosse team beat Crystal Lake Central 13-7 on Tuesday.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Jacobs tops Prairie Ridge for first time

    ALGONQUIN — There was no special pep talk. No rah-rah pre-game speech. No dramatic motivational tactics.ALGONQUIN — There was no special pep talk. No ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • A.M. Jolt: Three new offers for Jacobs' Cameron Krutwig on Monday

    An ankle injury on April 2 didn't help Jacobs center Cameron Krutwig, who missed time and wasn't on top of his game at a tournament in New York.
    April 25, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • PHOTOS: Crystal Lake South vs. Jacobs baseball

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    April 25, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Hampshire, Harvard and Alden-Hebron win, several games suspended

    Jake Manning pitched a complete-game shutout with eight strikeouts on Monday to lead the Hampshire baseball team to a 2-0 Fox Valley Conference Fox Di ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • High school baseball: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes

    Athlete of the WeekDan RochotteMarian Central, sr., 1BRochotte knocked in four runs in each of two w ...
    April 25, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • High school lacrosse insider: Jacobs' Matt Bertone is athlete of the week, power rankings and more

    Athlete of the weekMatt BertoneJacobs, sr., AttackBertone registered nine goals and two assists in t ...
    April 24, 2016 - 8:27 pm
  • Inside High School Boys Track and Field: Huntley's Keagan Smith Athlete of the Week; power rankings

    Athlete of the WeekKeagan SmithHuntley, sr.Smith took part in three first-place finishes and two rec ...
    April 24, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Inside High School Girls Track and Field: Jacobs' Caleigh Walsh Athlete of the Week; power rankings

    Athlete of the Week Caliegh Walsh Jacobs, sr. Walsh scored 26 points for the Golden Eagles in the ...
    April 24, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • PHOTOS: Huntley vs. Jacobs baseball

    Huntley defeats Jacobs, 6-5, in nine innings. ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • High school boys lacrosse: Jacobs tops McHenry for first win; Prairie Ridge wins

    Matt Bertone scored six goals and assisted on another to lead Jacobs in a 17-6 Fox Valley Conference boys lacrosse win over McHenry at Fox Ridge Park ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • High school baseball: Huntley rallies, beats Jacobs in 9th

    HUNTLEY – Huntley first baseman Noah Konie thought his hard ground ball up the middle was a game-winner, but then he remembered who was in center fiel ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • High school girls track and field: Huntley wins first county title

    HUNTLEY – For the better part of a decade, Huntley’s girls were close to the McHenry County Track and Field championship, only to have first Crystal L ...
    April 23, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Prairie Ridge tops Jacobs, Marengo falls

    Prairie Ridge 3, Jacobs 0: At Crystal Lake, Emily Perhats, Jena Berkland and Hannah Stovall scored to lead the Wolves (7-5, 2-0 FVC Fox) to a FVC cros ...
    April 22, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • High school baseball: Crystal Lake Central, Huntley, Prairie Ridge and McHenry win

    Crystal Lake Central 2, Woodstock 1: At Crystal Lake, Richie Hintz lined a singled down the right-field line to bring home Anthony Amadio in the botto ...
    April 22, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Dundee-Crown, Woodstock North, Huntley, McHenry, Johnsburg and Richmond-Burton win

    Dundee-Crown's Sydney Ruggles struck out 14 batters without issuing a walk and gave up just one run on five hits in seven innings in the circle Thursd ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • High school boys tennis roundup: Jacobs, Dundee-Crown, Prairie Ridge, Cary-Grove and Huntley win

    Kailash Panchapakesan didn't drop a game as he led Jacobs to a 5-2 Fox Valley Conference crossover victory over Crystal Lake Central.
    April 21, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Richmond-Burton, Alden-Hebron, Cary-Grove win

    The Rockets smacked 19 hits and put up 16 runs to earn coach Mike Giese his 200th win in a 16-9 Big Northern Conference East Division victory Thursday ...
    April 21, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • High school tennis insider: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    PLAYER OF THE WEEKIan Brzeski, Marian Central, So., No. 1 singlesAfter a strong freshman campaign, M ...
    April 21, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • A.M. Jolt: Do we need more rules, or should we leave it up to coaches?

    The most telling quote of Mike DeFabo's Q&A with former Cubs trainer Tony Garofalo on pitch counts was "But when we talked to the coaches about it, th ...
    April 21, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • High school softball: Huntley, Crystal Lake Central and Prairie Ridge win

    Rylie Porretto and Autumn Kasal each homered Wednesday, and Huntley scored five runs in the second inning before going on to defeat Jacobs, 7-2, in a ...
    April 20, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • High school baseball: Hampshire, Jacobs, Marian Central and Dundee-Crown win

    Tyler Maglaya was 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and two runs scored in Hampshire’s 8-3 win over Marengo in Hampshire.
    April 20, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • A.M. Jolt: Jacobs QB Chris Katrenick's commitment shows how football recruiting has changed

    Bill Mitz seems to know everybody in football. And the Jacobs coach has seen a ton of changes over the past 36 years.
    April 19, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • PHOTOS: Crystal Lake South vs. Jacobs girls soccer

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    April 19, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Crystal Lake South beats Jacobs as Courtney Sengstock scores 2

    ALGONQUIN – The only time Crystal Lake South's Courtney Sengstock and Brandie Minogue evidently weren't on the same page Tuesday night was in the wake ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • High school softball: Marengo, Alden-Hebron, Prairie Ridge, Cary-Grove, Dundee-Crown, Crystal Lake Central, Marian Central and Johnsburg win

    Mariah Dionne pitched her second consecutive no-hitter for the Marengo softball team in a 14-0 Big Northern Conference East Division win Tuesday over ...
    April 19, 2016 - 9:54 pm
  • High school football: Jacobs QB Chris Katrenick commits to Bowling Green

    Jacobs junior quarterback Chris Katrenick had made the trips, spending countless hours on the road with unofficial visits, messaging with coaches and ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • High school boys track and field roundup: Crystal Lake South wins own triangular

    Crystal Lake South's Jon Prus won the 800 meters and also ran a leg in the Gators' winning 4x800 relay as South won a home triangular meet Monday at K ...
    April 18, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Hampshire, Harvard, Johnsburg, Woodstock North, Crystal Lake Central win

    Carter Lawler and Jakob Kostecki each collected three hits Monday to lead the Hampshire baseball team to a 4-1 Fox Valley Conference crossover win ove ...
    April 18, 2016 - 9:21 pm
  • Inside High School Baseball: Prairie Ridge's Jon Tieman Athlete of the Week; rankings, more

    Athlete of the WeekJon TiemanPrairie Ridge, sr., P-3BTieman had another shutdown game as a pitcher a ...
    April 18, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Prep softball: Richmond-Burton tops Antioch on Alexa Rodriguez's walk-off homer

    Alexa Rodriguez hit a walk-off, two-run home run Saturday to lead the Richmond-Burton softball team past Antioch, 6-4, at the Antioch Invitational.
    April 17, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Prep baseball: Danny Denz pitches complete-game shutout for Dundee-Crown

    Danny Denz struck out 14 in a complete-game shutout for the Dundee-Crown baseball team Saturday in a 4-0 Fox Valley Conference crossover win over Wood ...
    April 16, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • High school softball: Jacobs tops Cary-Grove 9-1

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs softball coach Katie O'Brien had not seen a complete-team effort from her Golden Eagles since the team's season started officially ...
    April 15, 2016 - 7:39 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Athlete of week, power rankings and more

    Athlete of the WeekMyles RozellJohnsburg, JuniorRozell was part of Johnsburg’s winning 4x100-meter r ...
    April 15, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • High school girls track and field insider: Athlete of week, power rankings and notes

    Athlete of the WeekNikki FreemanCary-Grove, SeniorFreeman threw her career-best 150-8 to win the dis ...
    April 15, 2016 - 5:27 pm
  • High school boys tennis roundup: Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake Central, McHenry, Prairie Ridge, Huntley, Dundee-Crown and Jacobs win

    Cary-Grove got a win from its No. 3 singles player, Sam Sitarski, and won three of four doubles matches to beat Crystal Lake South, 4-3, Thursday.
    April 14, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Boys tennis insider: Athletes of the week, notes and more

    Athletes of the weekKendrick Chong, sr., and Kerwin Chong, so., JacobsJacobs’ No. 1 doubles team of ...
    April 14, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Jacobs, Dundee-Crown, McHenry, Harvard and Crystal Lake South win

    Jacobs senior pitcher Brenden Heiss was on top of his game against Hampshire, which was good for the Golden Eagles, who had little room for error.
    April 13, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • High school softball roundup: Hampshire, Prairie Ridge, Jacobs, McHenry win FVC openers, Dundee-Crown wins crossover

    Hampshire's Jasmine Lopez went 2 for 3 with three runs scored and pitched seven innings to lead the Whip-Purs to a 4-3 Fox Valley Conference Fox Divis ...
    April 13, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • High school girls soccer insider: Crystal Lake South's Courtney Sengstock is athlete of the week, power rankings and more

    Athlete of the weekCourtney Sengstock, Crystal Lake South, Jr. Fwd.Sengstock had five goals and an a ...
    April 13, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • PHOTOS: Jacobs defeats Prairie Ridge, 7-4

    Jacobs defeats Prairie Ridge, 7-4 ...
    April 12, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Huntley, Crystal Lake Central, Jacobs and Prairie Ridge win

    The Huntley boys tennis team won all four doubles matches against Dundee-Crown en route to a 6-1 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division victory Tuesday ...
    April 12, 2016 - 9:44 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs tops Prairie Ridge

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs leadoff man Mike Addante wreaked a great bit of havoc on Prairie Ridge without hitting a ball out of the infield.
    April 13, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • High school girls soccer: Jacobs falls in PepsiCo Showdown; Huntley advances and other results

    ALGONQUIN – The Jacobs girls soccer team's communication on Tuesday was, by their own post-game assessment, magnitudes worse Tuesday than it had been ...
    April 12, 2016 - 9:11 pm
  • High school softball: Prairie Ridge tops Jacobs

    ALGONQUIN – Prairie Ridge’s Kaitlin Leverenz was mad. The senior had just had a bad strikeout and had the look of a player who let down her team.
    April 12, 2016 - 8:36 pm
  • DeFabo: Large game of tag has larger purpose for football prospects

    CRYSTAL LAKE— Inside the McHenry Athletic Complex, Crystal Lake Central offensive lineman Wyatt Blake lies face down on the AstroTurf, waiting for the ...
    April 12, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school softball: Dundee-Crown, Cary-Grove, Marian Central and McHenry win

    SOFTBALLDundee-Crown 2, Prairie Ridge 1: At Crystal Lake, the Chargers rallied with two runs in the ...
    April 12, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • High school volleyball: Lownds, Mahoney commit to D-I volleyball programs, Knobloch headed to UW-Whitewater

    Brittany Lownds and Katie Mahoney were rewarded for their patience through their stressful and prolonged volleyball recruitment processes.
    April 11, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • High school baseball: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekDanny SchmidtCary-Grove, sr., PSchmidt fired a perfect game to beat Woodstock, 5- ...
    April 11, 2016 - 9:12 pm
  • High school lacrosse insider: Prairie Ridge's Parker Tomlin is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and games to watch

    Athlete of the weekParker Tomlin, Prairie Ridge, Sr.Tomlin led the streaking Wolves with nine goals ...
    April 11, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • High school wrestling: McHenry County team wins inaugural All-Star match

    HUNTLEY – It started with a simple human tunnel like you'd see on the sidelines of a youth soccer game.
    April 9, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • High School Girls Soccer Roundup: Huntley, Jacobs win at PepsiCo Showdown while Dundee-Crown, Prairie Ridge, Crystal Lake South fall

    Senior midfielder Bri Wilder scored in the 39th and 47th minutes to lead the Huntley girls soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Wheaton Academy on Saturd ...
    April 9, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Prep Boys Tennis Roundup: Jacobs wins Triad Invite title

    The Jacobs boys tennis team won the Triad Invitational in East St. Louis on Saturday, defeating five-time defending champion Belleville East in the se ...
    April 9, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • High school wrestling: Area's best ready for All-Star meet

    Sitting around at December's Dvorak Invitational, Crystal Lake Central wrestling coach Justen Lehr proposed an idea to his Fox Valley Conference colle ...
    April 8, 2016 - 7:44 pm
  • On Campus: Prairie Ridge grad Cal Aldridge making big difference for UW-Whitewater baseball

    When Wisconsin-Whitewater head baseball coach John Vodenlich looks at his starting third baseman, he doesn’t see a player with minimal college or life ...
    April 8, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Jacobs and Crystal Lake Central sweep, Prairie Ridge and Cary-Grove also win

    Cary-Grove won six of seven matches, led by a 6-0, 6-0 sweep from No. 2 singles player Curt Norton, to beat McHenry Thursday at McHenry. The Trojans a ...
    April 7, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • High school girls soccer roundup: Jacobs, Crystal Lake South, Huntley and Johnsburg win

    Talia Surges scored three goals to lead Jacobs (3-1) past Woodstock, 5-2, in a FVC crossover game Thursday at Woodstock. 
    April 7, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • High school boys tennis insider: Player of week, power rankings and more

    Player of the week Hayden Dzurisin, Prairie Ridge, Sr., No. 1 singlesDzurisin qualified for state la ...
    April 7, 2016 - 7:08 pm
  • High school girls soccer insider: Huntley's Taryn Jakubowski is player of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the weekTaryn JakubowskiHuntley, sr. F/MJakubowski scored six goals and assisted on two m ...
    April 6, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • High school sports: Fox Valley Conference admission price to increase in fall

    Starting next fall, the Fox Valley Conference will have a new look, and a new price.The FVC is movin ...
    April 6, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Crystal Lake South, Prairie Ridge and Jacobs win

    The Crystal Lake South boys tennis team swept McHenry, 7-0, at Crystal Lake Tuesday to open the season with a Fox Valley Conference Valley Division vi ...
    April 7, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • High school football: Jacobs QB Chris Katrenick edging closer to college decision

    Chris Katrenick isn't ready to commit to a college yet.But, before June 1, he's confident he will be ...
    April 5, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • High school baseball insider: Athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekCam GeisserCrystal Lake South, Senior, Third BasemanGeisser drove in a run in eac ...
    April 4, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Preview capsules

    Fox Valley ConferenceCary-GroveCoach: Layne Holter (22nd season)Last year’s finish: Tied for second ...
    April 3, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Team preview capsules

    Field events key: SP-shot put, HJ-high jump, LF-long jump, TJ-triple jump, PV-pole vault.Fox Valley ...
    April 1, 2016 - 8:16 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Athlete of week, power rankings and notes

    Athlete of the WeekSavannah HowieMcHenry, Senior, Pole VaultHowie took third in the Class 3A pole va ...
    April 1, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Athlete of week, power rankings and notes

    Athlete of the WeekKevin SzamlewskiMcHenry, Senior, Pole VaultSzamlewski vaulted his career-best 15- ...
    April 1, 2016 - 7:27 pm
  • High school girls track and field: Five to watch

    Nikki Freeman, Cary-Grove, seniorFreeman took fourth in the Class 3A discus at last year’s state mee ...
    April 1, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Athlete of week, notes, matches to watch

    Athlete of the WeekMichael PtaszekCary-Grove, so.Ptaszek will be stepping into Cary-Grove's No. 1 si ...
    March 31, 2016 - 8:15 pm
  • High school girls soccer insider: Jacobs' Cassie Kowalski is athlete of the week, power rankings, games to watch and more

    Athlete of the weekCassie Kowalski, Jacobs, Fr.Kowalski scored a hat trick as the Golden Eagles beat ...
    March 30, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Woodstock North, Jacobs, Prairie Ridge win

    Nate Harris hit a home run and drove in three to lead the Woodstock North baseball team to an 8-2 nonconference victory against Alden-Hebron on Tuesda ...
    March 29, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Junior college baseball: McHenry County College sweeps College of Lake County

    The McHenry County College baseball team swept an Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference doubleheader Tuesday against College of Lake County in Crystal ...
    March 29, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Cassie Kowalski's hat trick leads Jacobs past Grayslake Central

    ALGONQUIN – The Jacobs girls soccer team was itching to get on the field. Once they did, the Golden Eagles put in an impressive performance.
    March 29, 2016 - 8:54 pm
  • High school baseball roundup: Jacobs wins 2 games in Marion

    Jacobs junior left-hander Brad Demkovich woke up Monday morning figuring he was going to pitch in the afternoon, but his start was moved up.
    March 28, 2016 - 9:17 pm
  • High school wrestling: 2016 Northwest Herald All-Area teams

    First teamLower WeightsGannon KosowskiHuntley, fr., 106 lbs.Kosowski fell short of reaching sectiona ...
    March 28, 2016 - 6:59 pm
  • High School Baseball: McHenry's Miller honored; Jacobs remains No. 1

    Athlete of the WeekBobby MillerMcHenry, jr., P-1BMiller turned in another dominant week on the mound ...
    March 28, 2016 - 6:58 pm
  • High school boys lacrosse insider: Prairie Ridge's Cole Naumovski Athlete of the Week; power rankings; more

    Athlete of the weekCole NaumovskiPrairie Ridge, jr. MNaumovski had nine points in the Wolves' win ov ...
    March 27, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • High School Baseball: Jacobs rallies in Game 2 to finish sweep

    ALGONQUIN – No Jacobs runner had made it past second base in five innings, yet the Golden Eagles maintained faith that things would work out in their ...
    March 26, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • High school boys basketball: 2016 all area team

    First TeamZach Geske, Crystal Lake South, Guard, sr.Geske was third in the area in scoring at 19.4 p ...
    March 26, 2016 - 5:37 pm
  • High school girls track and field insider: Athlete of week, power rankings and more

    Athlete of the WeekMaggie ChervenyCary-Grove, SeniorCherveny took two third places by herself and ra ...
    March 25, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • High school boys track and field insider: Athlete of week, power rankings and more

    Athlete of the WeekLuke BeattieWoodstock, SeniorBeattie won the 3,200 meters at the Nelson-Daniel Cl ...
    March 25, 2016 - 9:06 pm
  • High School: Jacobs' Alex Lorenz to row at Michigan

    The fact that Alex Lorenz has never rowed a boat in water did not dissuade her from pursuing the sport in college.
    March 24, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • High school lacrosse: Team preview capsules

    Boys CapsulesIHSLA Fox Valley Conference Cary-GroveCoach: Chris Kochajkiewicz (1st season)Last year: ...
    March 23, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • High school lacrosse preview: Five players to watch

    Colin Fischer, Huntley. Sr. AttackFischer is the top returning attacker in the area. He registered 6 ...
    March 23, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • High school lacrosse: Huntley boys aiming to dent Cary-Grove's dominance, girls join varsity level

    Huntley's mantra heading into the 2016 season was "it's our time," head coach Dom Saccomanno said. After finishing runner-up to Cary-Grove last year, ...
    March 23, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • High school lacrosse: Prairie Ridge tops Jacobs

    A nine-point outing from Cole Naumovski lifted Prairie Ridge (3-0, 2-0 FVC) past Jacobs 17-5 Thursday night in Crystal Lake. The Wolves' junior midfie ...
    March 22, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs drops opener to Oak Forest

    ALGONQUIN – Jacobs baseball coach Jamie Murray offered a simple remedy after watching his infield defense commit seven errors as part of a 10-4 noncon ...
    March 22, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • High school baseball: Athlete of week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekJohnny PetersonHarvard, sr., 3B-PPeterson helped the Hornets get off to a 2-0 sta ...
    March 21, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball: Krutwig receives IBCA 3A-4A All-State third team

    Jacobs junior Cameron Krutwig was named to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Class 3A/4A All-State third team when the teams were announced ...
    March 21, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • High school lacrosse insider: Huntley's James Huber is athlete of the week, power rankings, games to watch and more

    Athlete of the WeekJames Huber, Huntley, Sr. AThe powerful senior tallied four goals and picked up f ...
    March 20, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • High school boys tennis: Capsules of area teams

    FOX VALLEY CONFERENCEFox Division:Prairie RidgeCoach: Jim BensonLast year: 12-1 in conference, Fox V ...
    March 21, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • High school boys tennis: Jacobs is FVC favorite

    Over the past several years, the Prairie Ridge boys tennis team has built a reputation for itself. Cary-Grove coach Amanda Schuetzle called the progra ...
    March 21, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • High school boys tennis: Five to watch

    Five to watch:Kailash Panchapakesan, Jacobs, Sr.Panchapakesan stormed through the Fox Valley Confere ...
    March 20, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • High school boys baseball: Alden-Hebron, Crystal Lake Central, Harvard, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs and Hampshire win

    Senior John Judson hit a three-RBI double in the sixth inning to lead Alden-Hebron to a 4-3 win Friday at South Beloit.
    March 18, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • High school baseball: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox DivisionCrystal Lake CentralCoach: Tom Mueller (first season).Last year’s ...
    March 18, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • High school baseball: Five to watch

    Five to WatchDanny Denz, Dundee-Crown, P-OF, sr.Denz (6-0, 160 pounds) is a tough lefthander who was ...
    March 18, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Team preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox DivisionCrystal Lake Central Coach: Jay Schwarzrock (6th season)Last year: ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball: Knobloch, Pischke make All-State 3A second team

    Marengo’s Zach Knobloch and Marian Central’s Adam Pischke, two of the best guard in northern Illinois over the last two seasons, were named to The Ass ...
    March 17, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • High school softball: Preview capsules

    Fox Valley Conference Fox DivisionCrystal Lake CentralCoach: Brian Strombom (10th season)Last year’s ...
    March 16, 2016 - 8:51 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Huntley wins Fox Valley Conference Indoor Invitational

    HUNTLEY – Huntley senior Tim McCloyn won the shot put and the 60 meters at the Fox Valley Conference Boys Track and Field Indoor Invitational on Tuesd ...
    March 15, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • High school hockey: Kings miss opportunities in quarterfinal loss to BGHW

    BENSENVILLE – An early five-minute major power play that could have been a boon for Kings Hockey Club ended up being the starting point for a night of ...
    March 11, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • PHOTOS: Kings hockey in AHAI playoffs

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    March 14, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • High school football: Juniors preparing for busy recruiting season ahead

    Olalere Oladipo could see the pride when he looked at former Illinois coach Bill Cubit on his recent Junior Day visit to the Illini.
    March 14, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • High school boys basketball notes: Jacobs, Richmond-Burton will return strong; Woodstock's Kubiak goes out as winningest

    Jacobs boys basketball coach Jimmy Roberts kept his emotions under control Tuesday night after the Golden Eagles’ season had ended.
    March 10, 2016 - 6:32 pm
  • High school girls basketball: All-conference teams

    GIRLS BASKETBALLAll-Fox Valley Conference Fox DivisionGrayslake Central: Amanda Larson, jr.; Quin Ga ...
    March 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • High School Boys Basketball: All-FVC teams announced

    Here are the All-Fox Valley Conference teams for boys basketball. Fox Division Prairie Ridge: Chr ...
    March 10, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • DeFABO: Jacobs' Cameron Krutwig is best player around, which Tuesday's 20-point first half showed

    ROCKFORD— Of all the compliments paid to Jacobs’ center Cameron Krutwig following Tuesday’s Class 4A Rock Valley College Sectional semifinal, the best ...
    March 8, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs falls to Auburn in sectional semifinal

    ROCKFORD – After struggling to contain Jacobs’ 6-foot-9 center Cameron Krutwig in the first half, Auburn deployed a different strategy in the second h ...
    March 8, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • High school basketball: Jacobs' solid play led to sectional run

    Jacobs boys basketball coach Jimmy Roberts offered an assessment of his team that is less than scintillating.
    March 8, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • PHOTOS: Kings hockey vs. DuPage in AHAI Blackhawk Cup

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    March 8, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops DeKalb for regional title

    ELGIN – Jacobs sophomore guard Nikolas Balkcom was held scoreless in the first three quarters Friday, struggling to find open space against DeKalb in ...
    March 4, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Sophomores spark Jacobs; Golden Eagles aim for regional title

    Seeing an eight-point lead turn into a one-point halftime deficit Wednesday made for a lively Jacobs locker room at halftime.
    March 4, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • High school boys basketball insider: Marian Central's Adam Pischke Athlete of the Week

    Athlete of the WeekAdam PischkeMarian Central, sr., GPischke tied his career-high with 41 points Wed ...
    March 3, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jacobs tops Larkin to reach regional final

    SOUTH ELGIN – Jacobs forward Tim Randl exemplified the type of game it was with one play in the fourth quarter.
    March 2, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Prairie Ridge rides high into postseason; Jacobs confident

    Prairie Ridge starts one player taller than 6-foot-1 and is not blessed with high-fliers throwing down dunks.Prairie Ridge starts one player taller th ...
    Feb. 28, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • High school boys swimming insider: McHenry's Riley Hedberg is athlete of the week, rankings, sectional notes and state finals schedule

    Athlete of the WeekRiley HedbergMcHenry, fr.The freshman is heading to state in two events after he ...
    Feb. 25, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • High school boys basketball insider: Athlete of the week, power rankings

    Athlete of the Week Payton Otto Prairie Ridge, Senior, Guard Otto scored 25 points as the Wolves, ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • High school boys basketball notes: Marengo playing for share of BNC East title

    Marengo’s prospects for grabbing the Big Northern Conference East Division boys basketball title seemed dim after a 1-2 start in division games.
    Feb. 22, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Hampshire and Jacobs win

    The Hampshire boys basketball team defeated Woodstock North 56-55 in overtime in the Fox Valley Conference Fox Division game at Woodstock.
    Feb. 20, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • High school wrestling: Six advance to state final matches

    CHAMPAIGN – Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski didn't shy away from admitting how important Saturday's 2A 126-pound state championship match will be to ...
    Feb. 19, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • High school wrestling: State tournament day two live updates

    State title matches (Saturday)1A170: Colten Cashmore (A-H) vs. Andrew Wegner (Dakota)2A126: Travis P ...
    Feb. 19, 2016 - 9:18 pm
  • High school wrestling roundup: 19 area wrestlers win in opening round

    Marengo and Crystal Lake Central each had three wrestlers advance to the quarterfinals after Round 1 victories on Day 1 of the wrestling state finals ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • High school boys swimming insider: McHenry's Trey Schopen is athlete of the week, rankings, notes and sectional schedule

    Athlete of the week Trey Schopen, McHenry, Sr.Schopen was the only swimmer to win two individual rac ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • High school wrestling: 43 from area headed to state finals

    For young wrestlers, the trip to Champaign for the IHSA state finals is something like a pilgrimage.
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • High school wrestling: Individual state preview capsules

    Forty-three local wrestlers qualified for the state tournament, which runs from Thursday through Saturday in Champaign. Here is some information on ho ...
    Feb. 17, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Player of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Collin Mergl Woodstock North, so., F Mergl scored 49 points in three games as ...
    Feb. 18, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Crystal Lake Central's Michael Petersen is athlete of the week, notes

    Athlete of the weekMichael Petersen, Crystal Lake Central, Sr. 145 lbs.Petersen pinned three times S ...
    Feb. 16, 2016 - 7:11 pm
  • Jacobs High School Hall of Fame nominations sought

    Jacobs has set March 1 as its deadline for nominations for the 2016 class for the Jacobs High School Hall of Fame.
    Feb. 15, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • High school wrestling: Huntley qualifies 4, Jacobs 3 to state tournament

    BARRINGTON – The look on Michael Bujacz’s face was one of complete astonishment. After the referee had raised his hand in victory, the Jacobs senior l ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Cary-Grove co-op wins ninth straight FVC title

    WOODSTOCK – Cary-Grove co-op boys swimming coach Rick Schaefer hasn’t had much to stress about in his five years at the helm. Five years, five Fox Val ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 7:06 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Woodstock co-op's Sam Kunke qualifies for state

    Woodstock co-op's Sam Kunke was the only local girls bowler to qualify for state Saturday at the Round Lake Sectional at Lakes Bowl in Round Lake.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:55 pm
  • High school baseball: Jacobs' Mike Addante commits to Nebraska

    Jacobs junior Mike Addante struck up a great relationship with Nebraska baseball coach Darin Erstad at a skills camp during his first visit to Lincoln ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Crystal Lake South, Richmond-Burton, Hampshire and Jacobs win

    The Crystal Lake South boys basketball team defeated Huntley 54-47 in overtime in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division play at Huntley.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • High school wrestling: Five from Crystal Lake Central and Prairie Ridge reach sectional semifinals

    Crystal Lake Central and Prairie Ridge each advanced five wrestlers to the semifinal round at the Class 2A Antioch Sectional at Antioch. 
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • High school swimming insider: Cary-Grove co-op's Corey Sheehan is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and event to watch

    Athlete of the weekCorey Sheehan, Cary-Grove co-op (Crystal Lake South), Sr.Sheehan was involved in ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Player of the week, power rankings, notes and more

    Athlete of the WeekAdam PischkeMarian Central, sr., GThe area scoring leader at 23.6 points a game h ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • Boys basketball: Jacobs struggles down the stretch in OT loss to St. Charles North

    ST. CHARLES – “You have to put the ball in the basket.”Jimmy Roberts seems to have established what ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • High school girls basketball: Woodstock North's Haley Ahr scores 1,000th point in FVC crossover loss to Cary-Grove

    Woodstock North's Haley Ahr reached 1,000 points for her career in the 49-38 loss to Cary-Grove in Fox Valley Conference crossover play at Woodstock.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • PHOTOS: Jacobs vs. St. Charles North

    St. Charles North beat Jacobs 53-46 in overtime on Tuesday night. ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:15 pm
  • High school wrestling insider: Prairie Ridge's Travis Piotrowski is athlete of the week, power rankings, notes and postseason schedule

    Athlete of the WeekTravis Piotrowski, Prairie Ridge, Sr. 126The senior needed just 2:10 total to win ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Huntley defeats Dundee-Crown to finish undefeated in FVC Valley again

    The Huntley girls basketball team defeated Dundee-Crown, 49-37, to complete its third straight undefeated Fox Valley Conference Valley Division season ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • Wrestling: Jacobs second, Huntley fourth at regional

    DeKALB – With three champs and two runners up, the Jacobs wrestling team had one if its best showings in a regional, taking second Saturday at the Cla ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 7:25 pm
  • High school girls bowling: Marengo edges Dundee-Crown for regional title

    The Marengo girls bowling team passed Dundee-Crown in the last game of the day to win the Marengo Regional at The Glo Bowl in Marengo.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 6:01 pm
  • Who is your pick for this month's Athlete of the Month?

    Kevin Szamlewski, McHenry, track and field
    Cam Geisser, Crystal Lake South, baseball
    Courtney Sengstock, Crystal Lake South, girls soccer
    Kaleigh O'Brien, Prairie Ridge, softball