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.
Majors beat Cosby in penalty-kick shootout in state final.
Mount Vernon boys' soccer wins 11 of final 12 games.
Majors beat Midlothian in AAA state semifinals.
Cedric Ekoue and Rahim Costa-Dorsey each scored a goal in during Mount Vernon's state semifinal win over Midlothian.
Bruin pitcher Rogers earns quarterfinal win against Patriot.
The Lake Braddock baseball team will face Great Bridge in the state semifinals.
Bruins secure state berth, will face Oakton in region final.
The Lake Braddock baseball team scored 13 runs in the fourth inning to pull away from Marshall.
Cougars advance to championship game, secure state berth.
The Oakton baseball team will face Lake Braddock on Friday in the Northern Region championship game.
Goalkeeper Belanger makes three saves during shootout.
The Mount Vernon boys' soccer team faces Woodson tonight in the Northern Region semifinals.
Senior right-hander strikes out 11 in final high school start.
The Yorktown baseball team ended its season in the first round of the Northern Region tournament.
Bruins beat Madison, will face Marshall.
The Lake Braddock baseball team is one win away from heading back to the state tournament.
Statesmen one win shy of states after 0-7 start.
The Marshall baseball team will face Lake Braddock in the regional semifinals.
Mount Vernon repeats as National District champion.
The Mount Vernon boys' soccer team will host T.C. Williams in the regional quarterfinals.