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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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Arlington: Breaking Through

Yorktown gymnastics wins Conference 6 championship.

Yorktown won the Conference 6 gymnastics championship.

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West Springfield Gymnastics Wins Conference 7 Championship

Sophomore Levine, freshman Dotson finish 1-2 in all-around.

The West Springfield gymnastics team won the Conference 7 championship.

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Great Falls: Langley Boys’ Swim and Dive Wins Region Championship

Saxon girls finish region runner-up.

The Langley boys' swim and dive team won the 6A North region championship.

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Arlington: Yorktown girls’ swim team wins first Conference 6 title.

Two Yorktown boys' records fall.

The Yorktown girls' swim and dive team wins the Conference 6 title.

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Great Falls: Langley Boys’ Swim and Dive Team Wins Conference 6 Title

Saxon girls, McLean boys finish runners-up.

The Langley boys' swim and dive team repeated as Conference 6 champion.

Springfield: Spartans Present Opponents Pick-Your-Poison Outlook

West Springfield makes eight 3-pointers in win over Mount Vernon.

The West Springfield boys' basketball team is undefeated in Conference 7 play.

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’Scrappy’ Wildcats Fall to Undefeated Cougars

Centreville coach Watson upset about officiating.

The Centreville girls' basketball team lost to Oakton on Monday.

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Vienna: Oakton’s Marquis Scores 1,000th Point in Victory

Cougars remain undefeated with win over Centreville.

The Oakton girls' basketball team improved to 17-0 with a win over Centreville on Monday.

Snowstorm Q&A: South Lakes’ Caloyannides Built an Igloo

Snowstorm Q&A with South Lakes volleyball player Melody Caloyannides.

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Snowstorm Q&A: West Potomac’s Lisenby Got into Snowball Fights

Snowstorm Q&A with West Potomac junior Brandan Lisenby.

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