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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Talented Bullis Continues Winning Despite Lack of Depth

Bulldogs practice three days per week without full pads.

The Bullis football team improved to 5-1.

Robinson’s Myers Earns Top-15 Finish at Glory Days Invite

Senior places 13th hours after taking SATs.

Robinson's Patrick Myers placed 13th at the Glory Days Invitational.

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Fairfax Field Hockey Earns Top Seed in Conference 6 Tournament

Rebels beat defending state champion Westfield on Oct. 6.

The Fairfax field hockey team enters the Conference 6 tournament as the No. 1 seed.

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Herndon Field Hockey Unfazed by First Loss

Hornets to face Chantilly in regular-season finale.

Herndon enters tonight's game against Chantilly with a 14-1 record.

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Successful Switch

Woodson’s Reed thriving at outside hitter following change in approach.

Mackenzie Reed made the transition from libero to outside hitter.

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QB Scoville Leads Westfield Past Centreville in Double OT

Bulldog senior accounts for 5 TDs against defending 6A state champs.

The Westfield football team defeated Centreville 42-41 in double overtime on Friday night.

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Bumbrey, McLaughlin Lead Herndon Football to Winning Record

Hornets are 3-2 after producing 5 wins in previous 4 seasons.

The Herndon football team defeated McLean 51-35 on Oct. 2.

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McLean QB Maffei Sets State Record for Completions

Senior signal caller completes 42 passes in loss to Herndon.

McLean quarterback Brian Maffei completed a state-record 42 passes against Herndon on Oct. 2.

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Iturbe’s Score Avoids Overtime, Defeats Robinson

Rams’ Arnsmeyer comes up short against former coach.

The Chantilly field hockey team defeated Robinson, 1-0, on Tuesday.

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Bishop Ireton QB Dickinson Finds Success on the Move

Senior signal caller has Cardinals at 5-1 after transferring from El Paso.

Joe Dickinson has passed for 1,391 yards and 14 touchdowns in six games after transferring from Chapin High School in El Paso to Bishop Ireton in January.

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