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.
Warhawks beat defending state champion Langley.
The Madison volleyball team remained undefeated.
Despite knee injury, senior totals 17 kills in loss to undefeated Madison.
Rachel Andrejev is a standout for the Langley volleyball team.
Rams earn regional berth with tournament victory over Centreville.
The Robinson field hockey team defeated Centreville 3-0 on Monday.
T.C. Williams wins shootout against Lee, 40-38.
T.C. Williams quarterback Darius Holland accounted for five touchdowns against Lee on Oct. 18.
Yorktown coach Hanson, players praise Warriors.
The Wakefield football program, which hasn't produced a winning season wince 1983, is 5-2 this season.
Bulldogs practice three days per week without full pads.
The Bullis football team improved to 5-1.
Senior places 13th hours after taking SATs.
Robinson's Patrick Myers placed 13th at the Glory Days Invitational.
Rebels beat defending state champion Westfield on Oct. 6.
The Fairfax field hockey team enters the Conference 6 tournament as the No. 1 seed.
Hornets to face Chantilly in regular-season finale.
Herndon enters tonight's game against Chantilly with a 14-1 record.
Woodson’s Reed thriving at outside hitter following change in approach.
Mackenzie Reed made the transition from libero to outside hitter.