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

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.

South Lakes Pitcher Wojciechowski Baffles Washington-Lee

Herbert homer produces Generals’ lone run in defeat.

In 2014, the South Lakes baseball team entered the Conference 6 tournament as the No. 2 seed and in prime position to end the program’s lengthy regional tournament drought, which reached all the way back to 2003.

Sports Briefs for the week of May 20

Yorktown Boys’ Lax Edges South Lakes, Yorktown Girls’ Lax Secures Region Berth, W-L Boys’ Soccer Upset by McLean

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Reston: South Lakes Baseball Ends Lengthy Regional Tournament Drought

Wojciechowski throws four-hitter, strikes out 11 against W-L

The South Lakes baseball team defeated Washington-Lee 3-1 on Friday in the Conference 6 tournament quarterfinals.

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Alexandria: T.C. Williams, West Potomac Enter Postseason with Confidence

Titans, Wolverines end regular season with 1-1 draw.

The T.C. Williams and West Potomac boys' soccer teams played to a 1-1 draw Tuesday.

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Burke: Cool-Headed Robinson Girls' Lax Hands Centreville First Loss

Obregon leads Rams with eight goals; Wildcats receive six yellow cards.

The Robinson girls' lacrosse team defeated Centreville 25-20 on Monday.

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