Jon Roetman

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Jon Roetman is an award-winning sports editor with The Connection Newspapers. He joined the company in August 2009, covering Alexandria, Mount Vernon, Arlington and Potomac, Md., and now contributes to coverage in Burke, Springfield, Fairfax and Fairfax Station, as well.

Roetman joined The Connection after more than three years at the Hobbs News-Sun, a daily newspaper in Hobbs, N.M., where he covered high school and small college sports. The News-Sun promoted Roetman to sports editor after two months as a sportswriter.

The Portland, Ore., native graduated from the University of Oregon in 2005. He contributed to the student newspaper, the Oregon Daily Emerald, as a freelancer or staff writer for three years, including covering the football and men’s basketball teams.

Recent Stories

Vienna: Madison Volleyball Drops Heartbreaker to First Colonial in 6A State Final

Zanellato totals 28 kills for Warhawks, Carter finishes with 17.

The Madison volleyball team lost to First Colonial in five sets in the 6A girls' volleyball state final.

Chantilly’s McGorty Places Fourth at State XC Meet

Westfield’s Pace, Freix earn all-state honors.

The two-time defending state champion Chantilly boys' cross country team placed third Saturday.

W-L Boys’ XC Makes First State Appearance in 33 Years

Generals finish eighth in 6A race at Great Meadow.

The W-L boys' cross country team competed at Great Meadow on Nov. 15.

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Oakton Girls’ XC Repeats as State Champs

Cougars mistakenly think they finished runner-up.

The Oakton girls' cross country team repeated as state champions.

West Springfield Boys' XC Finishes State Runner-Up

Three Robinson harriers earn all-state.

Spartans make first state meet appearance since 2006.

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Lake Braddock Boys’ XC Wins State Championship

Corbett wins 6A individual title, Murphy is girls’ runner-up.

The Lake Braddock boys' cross country team finished first, girls' took second at state meet.

T.C. Williams Senior Girma Places Sixth at States

T.C. Williams senior Anteneh Girma competed at the state meet on Nov. 15.

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Q&A: Mount Vernon’s Zyzyk Signs with Towson Softball

Center fielder was first-team all-state in 2014.

Mount Vernon's Stormy Zyzyk will play softball at Towson.

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Arlington: Wakefield Football Earns First Playoff Win

Warriors defeat Potomac Falls, will face Tuscarora.

Wakefield defeated Potomac Falls in first round of 5A North region playoffs.

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Q&A: Herndon’s Taylor Stone Signs with Louisville

Senior named 6A North region field hockey Player of the Year.

Herndon senior Taylor Stone signed a letter of intent to play field hockey at Louisville.

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