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Jon Roetman


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.

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Great Falls: Langley Volleyball Falls to Madison in Five-Set State Final

Sophomore Shklyar totals 16 kills, 18 assists in defeat.

The Langley volleyball team finished state runner-up.

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Vienna: Madison Volleyball Captures State Championship

Warhawks beat Conference 6 rival Langley in five sets.

The Madison volleyball team defeated Langley in five sets in Friday's 6A state final on Nov. 20.

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Great Falls: Langley Volleyball Beats First Colonial in 6A State Semifinals

Saxons will face Conference 6 rival Madison in state championship match.

The Langley volleyball team swept First Colonial on Tuesday in the 6A state semifinals.

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Great Falls: Langley Volleyball Wins 6A North Region Championship

Saxons to host First Colonial tonight in 6A state semifinals.

The Langley volleyball team will host First Colonial at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

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Mount Vernon: West Potomac Ground Game Dominant in Playoff Victory

Sophomore Cleveland rushes for 291 yards, 4 touchdowns against West Springfield.

No. 9 West Potomac defeated No. 8 West Springfield 40-19 on Friday in the opening round of the 6A North football playoffs.

Vienna: Madison Volleyball Earns Return Trip to State Tournament

Warhawks will face Langley in 6A North region championship match.

The Madison volleyball team defeated West Springfield 3-2 Thursday in the region semifinals.

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Reston: South Lakes Football to Host Oakton in 6A North Playoffs

Seahawks beat Fairfax, finish regular season with 8-2 record.

No. 6 South Lakes will host No. 11 Oakton.

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Vienna: Madison Football Wins Conference 6 Championship

Warhawks to host Chantilly in 6A North playoffs.

Madison will host Chantilly in the 6A North football playoffs Friday.

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Arlington: Wakefield To Host Potomac Falls in 5A North Playoffs

Warriors win first conference championship in program history.

Wakefield will host Potomac Falls in the 5A North playoffs on Friday.

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Mount Vernon: West Potomac to Face West Springfield in Playoffs

Wolverines lost to Spartans 28-9 during regular season.

West Potomac will travel to face West Springfield in the opening round of the 6A North region playoffs on Friday.

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