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.
Yorktown gymnastics wins Conference 6 championship.
Yorktown won the Conference 6 gymnastics championship.
Sophomore Levine, freshman Dotson finish 1-2 in all-around.
The West Springfield gymnastics team won the Conference 7 championship.
Saxon girls finish region runner-up.
The Langley boys' swim and dive team won the 6A North region championship.
Two Yorktown boys' records fall.
The Yorktown girls' swim and dive team wins the Conference 6 title.
Saxon girls, McLean boys finish runners-up.
The Langley boys' swim and dive team repeated as Conference 6 champion.
West Springfield makes eight 3-pointers in win over Mount Vernon.
The West Springfield boys' basketball team is undefeated in Conference 7 play.
Centreville coach Watson upset about officiating.
The Centreville girls' basketball team lost to Oakton on Monday.
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 with South Lakes volleyball player Melody Caloyannides.
Snowstorm Q&A with West Potomac junior Brandan Lisenby.