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

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Oakton Field Hockey Bounces Back

Cougars overcome early deficit to beat Osbourn Park.

Oakton will face Madison on Sept. 3.

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Mount Vernon Field Hockey Looking for Improvement in 2014

Majors finish runner-up in Pool C at UTL tournament.

The Majors finished 2-0-2 at the UTL tournament at Lee High School, Aug. 25-26.

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T.C. Williams Field Hockey Wins Pool C Championship at UTL Tourney

Titans finish 3-0-1, outscore opponents 10-0.

T.C. Williams will face Falls Church on Aug. 29

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West Springfield Field Hockey Posts Winning Record at UTL

Spartans finish 2-1-1.

West Springfield will travel to face Herndon on Aug. 29.

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Lee Field Hockey Finishes Runner-Up in Pool A at UTL Tournament

Lancers finish 3-1, outscore opponents 17-2.

Lee surpassed its goal total from the entire 2013 season during the two-day Under the Lights tournament on Monday, Tuesday.

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Robinson Field Hockey Wins Pool B at UTL Tournament

Rams finish 4-0 at two-day event.

Robinson field hockey is off to a 4-0 start.

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Blair Looks to Instill Winning Culture at McLean

Highlanders trying for first playoff berth since 2011.

The McLean football team will open the 2014 season at Washington-Lee on Sept. 5.

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Woodson Football Trying to Get ‘Back on the Map’

New head coach Dougherty brings up-tempo spread offense.

Woodson football opens the 2014 season on Aug. 29 at Oakton.

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Wakefield Field Hockey Receives Confidence Boost

Warriors beat Woodbridge on first day of Under the Lights tournament.

The Wakefield field hockey team split its four games at the Under the Lights tournament.

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Running Back Adusei-Poku to Lead Mount Vernon Offense

Linebackers strength of Majors defense.

Mount Vernon will open the season against Edison on Aug. 28.

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