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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Herndon Softball Edges Marshall in Eight Innings

Herndon catcher Martire delivers two clutch doubles in victory.

The Herndon softball team made the most of its four hits against Marshall on Monday.

Whitman’s Berson Tosses 3-Hit Shutout Against WJ

Vikings split with B-CC, WJ at Battle of Bethesda.

The Whitman baseball team improved to 7-4 with a win over Walter Johnson on April 14.

Herbert's Blast Lifts W-L Baseball Past Yorktown

Generals manage just two hits off Yorktown's Fineman.

Washington-Lee improved to 5-1 with Friday's victory.

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SSSA Girls’ Lacrosse Trounces Rival Episcopal

Saints undefeated despite graduation of multiple All-Americans.

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes girls' lacrosse team improved to 14-0 with a 17-3 win over Episcopal.

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Rebuilding Robinson Shows Resiliency in Loss to Yorktown

Rams overcome 3-0 deficit to tie Patriots before falling to 0-6-1.

The Robinson boys' soccer team lost to Yorktown 4-3 on April 7.

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McLean, South Lakes Girls' Soccer Teams Pleased with Season Outlook

Highlanders looking for sustained success, Seahawks looking to turn corner.

The McLean and South Lakes girls' soccer team played to a scoreless tie on April 4.

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Yorktown Boys’ Soccer Overcomes Letdown to Improve to 5-1

Patriots follow victory over Oakton by beating Robinson.

The Yorktown boys' soccer team lost a 3-0 lead against Robinson but did not lose the game.

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Madison Beats Oakton in All-Vienna Softball Matchup

Warhawks score nine first-inning runs.

The Madison softball team is 6-0 to start the season.

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Maye Leads Herndon Boys’ Soccer to Victory

Hornets start 2-0 under new coach Tolaba.

The Herndon boys' soccer team faces defending region champion Oakton tonight.

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Marshall Baseball Shows Improvement in Defeat

Catcher Blackstone, pitcher Cummins lead Statesmen in 2014.

Marshall reached the region baseball semifinals last season.

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