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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Mount Vernon: West Potomac Girls’ Lacrosse Earns Rare Home Regional Game

Wolverines end season with 18-10 loss to McLean.

The West Potomac girls' lacrosse team lost to McLean 18-10 on Tuesday.

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Chantilly Baseball Beats Oakton for Conference 5 Championship

DiCesare drives in winning run, earns victory on mound.

The Chantilly baseball team defeated Oakton 2-1 on May 22 to win the Conference 5 championship.

Koehl's Career-Best 10 Goals Propel McLean Girls' Lax Past West Potomac

Highlanders make first regional tournament appearance in at least 10 years.

The McLean girls' lacrosse team defeated West Potomac 18-10 on Tuesday.

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Burke: Robinson Girls' Lax Beats Centreville for Conference 5 Championship

Four different Rams score four goals during conference final.

The Robinson girls' lacrosse team beat Centreville 19-13 on Friday.

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Vienna: Marshall Boys' Lacrosse Wins First Conference Championship

Statesmen defeat Mount Vernon in Conference 13 tournament final.

The Marshall boys' lacrosse team beat Mount Vernon 17-10 on Thursday

T.C. Williams Boys' Soccer Falls in Conference Semis

Benzina scores lone goal in 2-1 loss to Woodson.

The T.C. Williams boys’ soccer team was the aggressor early in Tuesday’s Conference 7 tournament semifinal match against Woodson, but had nothing to show for it at halftime.

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Alexandria: Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lacrosse Team Achieves Redemption

Cardinals defeat Saints in second consecutive VISAA state final.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team defeated St. Stephen's & St. Agnes 12-10 in the VISAA Division I state championship game on May 16 at Randolph-Macon College.

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Fairfax: Stynchula Sisters Lead Woodson Girls' Soccer to Victory

Cavaliers will face South County for Conference 7 championship.

The Woodson girls' soccer team defeated Lake Braddock 2-1 on Tuesday.

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Fairfax: Woodson Boys’ Soccer Secures Berth in Conference 7 Final

Cavaliers beat defending state champion T.C. Williams in semifinals.

The Woodson boys' soccer team beat T.C. Williams 2-1 on Tuesday.

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Potomac: Churchill Boys’ Lax Wins Third Region Title in Four Years

Bulldogs beat Dulaney in state semis, advance to first state final.

The Churchill boys' lacrosse team will play in its first state championship game.

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