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.
Junior point guard returned to Woodson after planning to transfer.
The Woodson boys' basketball team evened its record at 1-1 with win over Fairfax.
Rams make 14 3-pointers, including eight from senior guard Bynum.
The Robinson boys' basketball team opened its season with a 95-91 victory against Edison.
Vikings lost by one point in last season’s state semifinals.
The Whitman girls' basketball team will face Good Counsel on Friday.
Collier, Callaghan are Saxons’ top returning athletes.
The Langley boys' basketball team will take on Stuart on Friday.
Lake Braddock’s Christen, Kunc advance to nationals.
The Football Locker national cross country meet is this weekend in San Diego.
Senior point guard Leano will be asked for leadership.
The Yorktown boys' basketball team lost to Woodson in the opening round of last year's regional tournament.
Titans won district title last season with roster small in numbers.
The T.C. Williams girls' basketball team won its season-opener against Bishop Ireton.
Majors lose to strong Centreville team, 60-32.
The Mount Vernon girls' basketball team is off to a 0-1 start.
Wildcats prove to their coach they have the desire to win.
The Centreville girls' basketball team beat Mount Vernon, 60-32.
Bulldogs overcome 13-point deficit in game’s final six minutes.
Westfield will face Centreville in the 6A North title game on Saturday.