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Burlington Central High becomes a regional hub for veterinary science education  Chicago Daily Herald

A new veterinary science program at Central High School in Burlington -- the first of its kind in Illinois -- aims to fill a shortage of veterinary assistants.



Images: Burlington Central High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb on Thursday, May 24.



Daily Herald: Burlington Central High School becomes a hub for veterinary science education  WLS-TV

You can read this story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, October 7, 2018, or online at https://www.dailyherald.com/



Burlington Central will join Fox Valley Conference in 2019-20  Chicago Daily Herald

The Burlington-based Central School District 301 board of education voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept an invitation from the Fox Valley Conference ...



District 301 to launch state's first high school veterinary science program  Chicago Daily Herald

Starting next school year, Central High School will become a regional hub for veterinary science education. "It's the first (veterinary program) in the state of ...



Burlington Central handles Harvard  Chicago Daily Herald

Matt Ganziano scored three touchdowns and Layn Reynolds intercepted a pair of passes leading Burlington Central to a 25-13 win over Harvard Saturday night ...



Burlington Central holds on for first victory of the season  Chicago Daily Herald

The Burlington Central Rockets survived five turnovers to outlast Kishwaukee Valley Conference rival Woodstock 14-10 to earn their first win of the season.



Burlington Central can't get on track at Sycamore  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central managed just 82 yards of offense in a 33-6 loss at Sycamore to open its season.



Central High School opens new facilities for school year  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central Unit District 301 debuted new facilities this week, including a renovated library, new classrooms and modern weight training and cardio ...



Cross country: Burlington Central girls, Kaneland boys win sectional crowns  Chicago Daily Herald

After Rosary's Lianna Surtz took all the suspense out of the girls race Saturday morning at the Class 3A Kaneland sectional, Daniel Chen, Anthony Farmer and ...



Lang sparks St. Francis to victory over Burlington Central  Chicago Daily Herald

It was a long night literally and figuratively for the Burlington Central Rockets Friday on Rocket Hill. Their nonconference game against St. Francis started 75 ...



Central Unit District 301 to host open house Sept. 9 Submitted by Central Unit District 301  Chicago Daily Herald

Central Unit School District 301 will host a Community Open House on Sunday, Sept. 9, to highlight Central High School's new additions and programs for the ...



Scouting the Burlington Central Rockets  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central's mission is clear for its final year in the Kishwaukee River Conference. "I'm excited for the future, but I'm also excited to leave this conference ...



Students in three Kane County districts start school year with new programs, facilities  Chicago Daily Herald

New principals, programs and facilities greeted students returning to classrooms Wednesday at Central Unit District 301, Geneva Unit District 304 and St.



Boys tennis: Burlington Central's Welker reaches round of 16 at state  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central's Nicholas Welker was a little fish in a big tennis bowl during his first two seasons at the state tournament.



Baseball: Burlington Central holds off Freeport  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central won a Class 3A regional baseball championship Saturdaym beating Freeport 8-7 at Genoa-Kingston.



Baseball: Burlington Central fends off Kaneland's comeback  Chicago Daily Herald

STERLING — The Burlington Central baseball team sweated out Wednesday's 10-8 sectional semifinal victory over Kaneland literally and figuratively.



Baseball: Bats go cold for Burlington Central  Chicago Daily Herald

The Burlington Central baseball team averaged 8 runs per game in three playoff wins entering Saturday's Class 3A sectional final against Stillman Valley, but ...



Macias, Termini get it done for Burlington Central  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central's Austin Macias and Nick Termini each won Class 2A state wrestling championships Saturday.



Girls volleyball: Fox Valley roundup  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central, Streamwood and St. Edward were among the boys soccer winners in the Fox Valley area Thursday night.



Images: Burlington Central over Johnsburg, 77-56 in boys Class 3A sectional semifinal basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central won 77-56 over Johnsburg in an IHSA Class 3A Woodstock North boys basketball sectional semifinal Tuesday, March 6.



Girls soccer: St. Viator dumps Burlington Central to earn state trip  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Viator held off Burlington Central 2-1 Tuesday to win the Class 2A Streamwood girls soccer supersectional.



District 301 referendum seeks to expand Central High School  Chicago Tribune

Voters of Central Community Unit School District 301 will decide on November 8, whether or not to approve a $22 million referendum question to complete the ...



Why U-46 is looking at adding more high school academies  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Area School District U-46 students soon might be able to pursue careers in health care, tourism, government and the military while still in high school.



Girls volleyball: Hampshire wins own tournament  Chicago Daily Herald

Hampshire's girls volleyball team defeated South Elgin on Saturday to win its own tournament.



Burlington Central has much to be proud of  Chicago Daily Herald

Sports are full of woulda coulda shouldas. Add Burlington Central's 57-55 loss to Rockford Boylan in Friday night's Class 3A Woodstock North sectional ...



Boys soccer: Elgin shuts out South Elgin  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin's boys soccer team improved to 6-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the Upstate Eight with an 8-0 win over South Elgin on Wednesday.



Boys golf: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the boys golf teams in the Fox Valley area this season.



Girls soccer: Burlington Central stuns Barrington in PKs  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central's girls soccer team defeated Barrington in a shootout Friday at the Naperville Invite.



Suburban thespians recognized at musical theater awards  Chicago Daily Herald

Jake Mickel of Elgin was one of 24 actors nominated for best actor and best actress as part of Broadway in Chicago's Illinois High School Musical Theatre ...



Girls track and field: West Aurora's Miles defends state title  Chicago Daily Herald

CHARLESTON -- Dajour Miles' final day of the girls track and field season was limited for a second consecutive year. But, once again, the West Aurora junior ...



Burlington Central's Schmidt reaches 1,000 career points  Chicago Daily Herald

Kat Schmidt needed 16 points in Monday's season opener to become the seventh 1000-point scorer in the history of Burlington Central girls basketball.



Girls soccer: Kollhoff, Burlington Central top Geneva  Chicago Daily Herald

Zoey Kollhoff scored a pair of first-half goals leading Burlington Central to a 2-1 win at Geneva Saturday.



Dual options at quarterback making South Elgin tough to stop  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin doesn't have a quarterback controversy. It's more like a quarterback luxury.



Girls volleyball: Huntley handles Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Huntley, Kaneland and Geneva were among the winners in Fox Valley girls volleyball action Tuesday.



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.



Burlington Central finally nails down regional title  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central's boys basketball team defeated Montini 89-78 Friday night to win the Class 3A Aurora Central Catholic regional title.



Girls track and field: Christy, Ernst will vie for 800 title  Chicago Daily Herald

Geneva's Taryn Christy and St. Chalres North's Audrey Ernst were among the top Fox Valley area performers Friday at the state girls track and field meet.



Boys soccer: Crystal Lake South blanks McHenry  Chicago Daily Herald

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



High school consent culture evolves in #MeToo era  Columbia Chronicle

As victims come forward to talk about their experiences with sexual assault and harassment, educators and activists want to create a culture of mutual consent by ...



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

The honorable mentions for the 2017-2018 Fox Valley Academic Team.



Burlington Central blows by Johnsburg in 2nd half  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central kept an ace up its sleeve for Johnsburg Tuesday night in the semifinals of the Class 3A Woodstock North sectional. Playing the Skyhawks' ...



Girls cross country: Batavia's Schlenker, Rosary's Surtz take 2nd in state  Chicago Daily Herald

PEORIA — Katrina Schlenker and Lianna Surtz share something more in common than having the same hometown.



Baseball: Fox Valley All-Area Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Presenting the 2018 Daily Herald Fox Valley All-Area Baseball Team.



Boys golf: Kaneland, Marshall repeat their regional titles  Chicago Daily Herald

Kaneland shot a 296 to win the Class 2A Sycamore boys golf regional Tuesday.



Boys soccer: Lopez scores twice in Elgin's win over Dundee-Crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin scored a pair of first-half goals in a 2-0 win over Dundee-Crown on Saturday, improving the Maroons to 12-1-2. Omar Lopez scored both goals for Elgin, ...



Musial running away with awards at Rice University  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central alum Clay Musial kicked off his senior collegiate cross country season in fine fashion. Musial, who runs for Division I Rice University out of ...



Burlington Central overpowers Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central defeated Hampshire 52-24 in nonconference wrestling action Thrusday night.



Images: Saturday at the State Final Meet in Girls Track & Field  Chicago Daily Herald

See action from Saturday at the State Final Meet in Girls Track & Field at O'Brien Field on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.



Images: Saturday at the State Final Competition in Competitive Cheerleading  Chicago Daily Herald

See images from Saturday at the State Final Competition in Competitive Cheerleading at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington.



Baseball: Huntley's 8-1 start due to solid pitching, defense  Chicago Daily Herald

The Huntley baseball team is 8-1 though the offense is still a work in progress, according to veteran coach Andy Jakubowski.



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.



Scouting the Kaneland Knights  Chicago Daily Herald

Kaneland will field an experienced team this fall in the final year of the Northern Illinois Big XII East before the Knights move to the Interstate Eight. Eight starters ...



Images: Batavia High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb Wednesday, May 23.



Girls golf: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the girls golf teams in the Fox Valley this season.



Scouting Week 9 Fox Valley football games  Chicago Daily Herald

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



Alumni say goodbye to Plato Center school before building is torn down  Chicago Tribune

Around 400 people gathered in the Plato Center school gym on Saturday to share memories of the building along Russell Road before it is torn down later this ...



Bleeding Rocket Blue, Einwich will take his place in Burlington Central HOF  Chicago Daily Herald

Mark Einwich, Burlington Central's public address announcer for football and basketball for the past 30 years and a 1986 graduate of the school, will be inducted ...



Scouting Week 3 Fox Valley football games  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard North (1-1, 0-0) at St. Charles East (2-0, 0-0). Game time: today at 7:30 p.m.. Last week: Warren 19, Glenbard North 0; St. Charles East 38, Carmel 7.



ECC student pursues dream of becoming NASA scientist  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Community College engineering student Angela Andrada's dreams of making a positive impact through science are closer to reality now that's she's taking ...



Images: West Aurora High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb.



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, ...



Girls soccer: Wahlberg sets St. Charles North scoring record  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles North forward Gia Wahlberg became the North Stars' all-time girls leading goal scorer Friday when she sank her 75th goal of her career during a 2-0 ...



Boys track and field: Marmion's Groom sitting pretty at state  Chicago Daily Herald

Marmion's Seth Groom had the best triple and long jumps in Friday's prelims at the Class 2A state boys track and field meet.



Girls volleyball: Huntley, Geneva notch wins  Chicago Daily Herald

Huntley defeated Dundee-Crown 25-4, 25-17 on Thursday. Huntley (9-2, 7-2) was led by Emma Konie with 8 kills and 8 digs and Taylor Jakubowski with 25 ...



New bus routes, programs, additions at Burlington area schools  Chicago Daily Herald

New bus routes, new programs and future additions are among the highlights at Burlington area schools this year. Nearly 4000 students and roughly 300 ...



Images: Burlington Central vs. Hampshire, boys basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

The Burlington Central High School boys basketball team played Hampshire during the 3rd annual Central MLK Classic on Monday, Jan. 15, in Burlington.



Cross country: No shortage of Fox area standouts at state meet  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look back at some highlights from the Fox Valley area at last weekend's boys and girls state cross country races.



Boys tennis: Batavia nabs sectional championship  Chicago Daily Herald

Sophomore Brogan Pierce and junior Chase Bremner placed 1-2 in singles play Saturday to lead Batavia to the team championship at the Class 2A St. Charles ...



Girls volleyball: Harvest Christian tops Westminster  Chicago Daily Herald

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



Cross country: Glenbard West, Benet take titles at Kaneland  Chicago Daily Herald

A 1-2 finish by Rory Cavan and Stephen Moody led Glenbard West's boys cross country team to the title Saturday at Kaneland's Eddington Invitational.



Girls volleyball: Saturday's Fox Valley roundup  Chicago Daily Herald

Katie Jablonski's 40 kills and 44 digs led Kaneland's girls volleyball team at the Wheaton North Invite this weekend.



Girls volleyball: South Elgin reaches 20 wins  Chicago Daily Herald

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



Track and field: Despite breaking record, Kaneland's Hannula 2nd in shot put  Chicago Daily Herald

Kaneland senior Clayton Hannula didn't receive the fanfare of taking first place with a record performance in the Class 3A boys shot put Saturday.



Boys golf: Elgin Academy takes 2nd at conference tourney  Chicago Daily Herald

Elgin Academy finished second in the ISL boys golf conference tournament behind North Shore Country Day by only 4 strokes on Tuesday.



Burlington Central's Mayfield nets MVP honor  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central junior Patrick Mayfield has earned Daily Herald MVP honors for his recent high school boys basketball performances.



Scouting Week 8 Fox Valley football games  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Charles North (6-1, 5-0) at Batavia (6-0, 5-0)Game time: today at 7:30 p.m. at Bulldog Stadium. Last year: St. Charles North 35, Batavia 28 ...



Burlington teacher fired over relationship with student  Chicago Daily Herald

A teacher at Central High School in Burlington has been fired over allegations she had an inappropriate relationship with a male student last semester.



Girls track and field: Scouting the Fox Valley at state  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from Fox Valley area athletes at this weekend's state girls track and field meet.



Girls soccer: Fox Valley All-Area Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Presenting the 2018 Fox Valley Girls Soccer All-Area Team.



Scouting Week 1 in the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at Week 1 football games in the Fox Valley.



Boys soccer: Elgin poised for breakout season  Chicago Daily Herald

Reasons why Martin Jimenez and Elgin soccer have been overlooked are open to debate, but there's no question the senior goalie and the Maroons are ready ...



Boys track and field: Marmion wins first state title  Chicago Daily Herald

Marmion's Seth Groom was in a commanding position entering the final day of the Class 2A boys track and field state finals on Saturday.



Burlington Central's Macias, Termini fly into state title bouts  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central's Austin Macias and Nick Termini have each reached the finals of the Class 2A state wrestling tournament in Champaign.



Scouting Fox Valley area quarterfinal playoff games  Chicago Daily Herald

Class 7A. No. 5 Willowbrook (11-0) at No. 4 Batavia (11-0). Game time: 1 p.m. Saturday at Bulldog Stadium. Road to quarterfinal: Willowbrook defeated No.



Former student suing District 301, says school cop sexually harassed him  Chicago Daily Herald

A former Burlington Central High School student is suing the school district, alleging that it is responsible for letting a female Kane County sheriff's deputy ...



District 301 educators look at ways to help troubled students  Chicago Tribune

Central Community Unit School District 301 teachers, principals, school board members and administrators met to watch and learn from the film "Paper Tigers.".



School District 301 voters OK $22 million bond for more classrooms  Chicago Daily Herald

Voters in Central Unit District 301 approved a $22 million bond request to build 12 classrooms and a field house at Burlington-Central High School to ...



Images: Huntley High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Huntley High School held their 2018 graduation ceremony at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb on Saturday, May 26.



Girls volleyball: South Elgin wins UEC opener  Chicago Daily Herald

South Elgin won its first Upstate Eight Conference game Tuesday, and improved to 2-0 overall.



Girls volleyball: Jacobs edges Hampshire in 3  Chicago Daily Herald

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



Baseball: Scouting the postseason in the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the Class 3A and 4A baseball postseason for teams from the Fox Valley area.



Boys track and field: West Aurora's Donatlan wants state high jump record  Chicago Daily Herald

Camron Donatlan will don a West Aurora uniform for the final time this weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston at the boys track and field state finals.



Burlington Central wins Plano championship in OT thriller  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central's boys basketball team claimed the championship of the Plano Christmas Classic Saturday night with a 44-39 overtime win over Peoria Notre ...



Burlington Central's Schutta merits MVP selection  Chicago Daily Herald

Burlington Central senior guard Zach Schutta has earned Daily Herald MVP honors for his recent high school boys basketball performances.



Girls volleyball: West Aurora beats Joliet Catholic to win own tournament  Chicago Daily Herald

West Aurora's girls volleyball team won five straight matches Saturday to win the Blackhawk Invitational. The Blackhawks (9-3) knocked off Joliet Catholic in the ...



As always, Elgin Sports Hall of Fame banquet another successful gala  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elgin Sports Hall of Fame Foundation held its 39th annual banquet and induction ceremony Sunday night at The Centre of Elgin, and as is the case every ...



Girls golf: Furtney, SCN overcome conditions, take titles  Chicago Daily Herald

The shortest hole at Turnberry Country Club proved to be the most challenging Wednesday at the Class 2A Crystal Lake Central girls golf regional.



Lenschow's big night lifts Burlington Central  Chicago Daily Herald

Ryan Doubek played like someone who truly appreciated the second chance he received Friday night. The Burlington Central senior middle linebacker thought ...



Softball: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the softball teams in the Fox Valley area for the 2018 season.



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