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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West Potomac Grad Lescher To Play Baseball at Penn

Pitcher enjoys Creedence Clearwater Revival, tacos.

Q&A with West Potomac grad Billy Lescher.

Whitman’s Hatch Pursuing College Basketball Dream

Rising junior feels “infinitely better” than during freshman year.

Marie Hatch was one of the 2012-13 Whitman girls’ basketball team’s best players as a freshman prior to a shoulder injury that forced her to miss a large portion of the season. The following year, Hatch earned all-division honors and led the Vikings in scoring, helping the team win 20 consecutive games. Now a rising junior, Hatch feels much improved mentally and physically as she chases her dream of playing college basketball. She recently participated in a Q&A via email.

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Ireton Grad Cunningham to Play Lax at Rhodes College

Ireton Grad Cunningham to Play Lax at Rhodes College

Bishop Ireton grad Kendall Cunningham will play lacrosse at Rhodes College.

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Lake Braddock Grad Owens to Play Baseball at ECU

Q&A: Former Bruins SS enjoys playing beach volleyball.

Lake Braddock grad Jack Owens will play baseball at East Carolina.

Whitman’s Hatch Pursuing College Basketball Dream

Q&A: Rising junior feels ‘infinitely better’ than during freshman year

Marie Hatch led the Whitman girls' basketball team in scoring as a sophomore last season.

South Lakes Rising Senior Wojciechowski Looking for Continued Improvement

Q&A: Pitcher recently traveled to Haiti for mission trip.

Matt Wojciechowski helped the South Lakes baseball team earn the No. 2 seed in the 2014 Conference 6 tournament.

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Cronin Gives Oakton Girls’ Basketball Defensive Presence

Q&A: Rising senior named 2014 Conference 5 Defensive POY.

Oakton rising senior Karlie Cronin is a basketball and lacrosse standout at Oakton.

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McLean Graduate Sullivan to Pitch for Virginia Tech

Q&A: Former Highlander hurler enjoys Zac Brown Band.

McLean graduate Joey Sullivan will pitch for Virginia Tech.

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West Potomac Slugger Sara Showed Power Late in Sophomore Season

Q&A: Rising junior listens to Riff Raff, ASAP Rocky before games.

West Potomac rising junior Jamie Sara plans to play baseball in college.

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TC Grad Schedler to Join Sister at Susquehanna University

Q&A: Former Titans guard fan of Beyoncé, Wizards.

T.C. Williams graduate Angie Schedler to play basketball at Susquehanna University.

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