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.
Senior captains Stone, Palacios provide 1-2 punch.
The Herndon field hockey team is 10-0.
Rams build 19-0 lead, hold on to beat 'contender.'
Lake Braddock improved to 3-0 with a 19-17 win over Lake Braddock on Friday.
Generals place fourth with four girls in top 25.
The Washington-Lee girls’ cross country team continued its run of strong performances with a fourth-place finish at the Monroe Parker Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Burke Lake Park.
Senior kicker Smith becomes first female to score for Titans.
The T.C. Williams football team opened the 2014 season with a win over Dunbar.
Chantilly senior Hawvermale places second in girls’ race.
The Chantilly cross country teams had strong individual performances at the Monroe Parker Invitational.
Motivated boys’ team seeks state title after finishing 2nd in 2013.
Lake Braddock boys' XC placed first at the M
Patriots have high hopes for 2014 campaign.
The Wootton field hockey is off to a 2-0 start.
Andrejev’s 17 kills lead Saxons over South Lakes.
The Langley volleyball team defeated South Lakes on Monday night, giving head coach Susan Shifflett her 300th career victory.
Q&A: RB/DB plans to play football in college.
Senior running back/defensive back Daquay Harris enters his third year as a member of the Washington-Lee varsity football team. As a sophomore, Harris received second-team All-National District honors as a cornerback.
The Churchill football team will open its 2014 season at home against Bethesda-Chevy Chase at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5. The Bulldogs finished 1-9 last season. The field hockey team will travel to take on Quince Orchard at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5.