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 setter to play volleyball at Oberlin College.
Churchill senior Sara Chang will play volleyball at Oberlin College.
Lee helped Wootton field hockey program reach back-to-back region finals.
The Wootton field hockey team lost to B-CC in the region final.
Whitman to host alumni basketball game at 5 p.m. Friday.
Whitman boys' basketball coach Chris Lun started an alumni basketball game.
Junior finished with 28 goals, 16 assists during fall soccer season.
Bishop Ireton junior Joey Faddoul scored 28 goals in the fall.
Majors open season at home against Centreville on Dec. 2.
The Mount Vernon girls' basketball team opens its season at home against Centreville on Dec. 2.
Mount Vernon’s Amber Sable all-conference in field hockey, softball.
Mount Vernon's Amber Sable hopes to attend the University of Virginia or Virginia Tech.
Senior runner competes in annual Turkey Trot with family.
Westfield senior Johnny Pace will compete in the Foot Locker South meet in Charlotte this weekend.
Senior football, basketball player enjoys listening to Frank Sinatra.
Yorktown quarterback Joe McBride suffered a knee injury during football season.
Penn signee enjoys mashed potatoes and gravy, turkey.
Herndon's Sofia Palacios signed to play field hockey at Penn.
Lake Braddock will face Westfield in 6A North semifinals Saturday.
Lake Braddock will face Westfield in the 6A North region football semifinals.