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.
Stout, Prock Lead McLean Boys Past Langley
Senior duo combines for 47 points in victory.
Auza, Dufrane Lead McLean to Rivalry Win
Backcourt duo big reason for Highlanders’ 10-3 start.
West Potomac Falls to Defending Champion
Mackey injures ankle in overtime loss to South County.
Stallions Finding Their Way as Defending Champs
South County beats West Potomac in overtime.
WPHS Wins Home Opener Over Lake Braddock
Wolverines have high expectations for 2018-19 season.
Mackey, West Potomac Best James, Lake Braddock in Shootout
Senior rivals combine for 79 points in early-season matchup.
Yost, Defense Propel Woodson to Region Final
Cavaliers beat South County, to host Freedom.
Stallions Sack Bruins in Region C Playoff Matchup
South County advances to face Woodson in semis.
Churchill Returns to Region Final
Bulldogs beat Wootton in double overtime.
West Potomac Field Hockey Wins Gunston District Title
Wolverines win first district championship since 1995.