Stories about Jacobs high school sports
The Northwest Herald volleyball preview will appear in the Aug. 23 edition, with previews on each local team. Until then, here are five storylines to watch this fall.
Jacobs High School has announced its 2022 Hall of Fame class, which will include five new members. The induction ceremony is Sept. 2.
Former Jacobs and Loyola star Cameron Krutwig saw the need for a unique basketball experience in the McHenry County area and will open his four-day camp Aug. 1. Players will receive instruction from the 6-foot-9 center and compete in live scrimmages.
Evan Jager, a 2007 Jacobs graduate, took sixth place Monday night in the 3,000-meter men's steeplechase at the World Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Jager is making a comeback after almost four years in which he did not race.
The IHSA released its statewide football schedule for the 2022 season. Here are the top games to watch in the McHenry County area.
Evan Jager battled through some tough injuries over the last four years and qualified for Team USA In the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase last month. He will run at the World Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, starting on July 15.
Antonio Brown was impressive running the ball during Jacobs' run to the Class 7A quarterfinals. Brown, a senior, is expected to see an expanded role on offense for the Golden Eagles this fall.
Huntley takes the Northwest Herald All-Sports Award for the seventh consecutive year with 132 points, well ahead of second-place Crystal Lake Central. The Red Raiders won seven FVC titles and were runners-up in four other sports.
Meet the 2022 Northwest Herald All-Area baseball team.
Meet the 2022 Northwest Herald All-Area softball team.
Meet the 2022 Northwest Herald Girls Soccer All-Area teams.
Meet the 2022 Northwest Herald All-Area boys tennis team.
Jacobs senior Thomas Nelson repeated as Fox Valley Conference singles champion, advanced to the Class 2A state tournament quarterfinals and was voted the 2022 Northwest Herald Boys Tennis Player of the Year.
Members of the Jacobs football team practice Monday, June 20, 2022, at Jacobs High School in Algonquin.
Jacobs advanced to the Class 7A playoffs quarterfinals, the third time the Golden Eagles made it that far, and returns most of its starters for the 2022 season.