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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.

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Madison's Vannicola Out-Duels South Lakes' Rayle in 10 Innings

Warhawks hurler strikes out 21 in 2-1 victory over Seahawks.

The Madison softball team defeated South Lakes 2-1 in 10 innings on Friday.

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Alexandria: SSSAS Girls’ Lax Eager for Rematch with Bishop Ireton

Successful Saints lost to BI in last two VISAA state finals.

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes girls' lacrosse team is 15-1.

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Mount Vernon: West Potomac Bats Come Alive in Win Over Woodson

Wolverines pound nine extra-base hits against Cavaliers.

The West Potomac baseball team defeated Woodson 7-2 on Tuesday.

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Centreville Girls' Lax: New Coach, New Stars, Same Results

Murphy scores 7 goals in win over Chantilly on Monday.

Centreville defeated Chantilly 15-5 on Monday.

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Potomac: Churchill Boys’ Lax Passes Test Against Rival

Bulldogs remain undefeated, focused on winning state title.

The Churchill boys' lacrosse team is off to a 10-0 start.

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Alexandria: TC Boys’ Lax Comes Back to Beat Mount Vernon

Titans outscore Majors 4-0 during final 5:29.

The T.C. Williams boys' lacrosse team defeated Mount Vernon 8-5 on Tuesday.

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Alexandria: Ireton Girls’ Lax Falls Short Against Elite Competition

Nationally-ranked Cardinals suffer first losses of season.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team lost to Good Counsel and McDonogh.

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West Springfield's Djonkam Earns Fairfax South MVP at Nova Challenge

Senior produces double-double in all-star game.

Lewis Djonkam had 19 points and 13 rebounds during the Nova Challenge.

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Arlington: Wakefield Teammates Compete in Nova Challenge

Nhial scores 16 points for Fairfax South All-Stars

Deng Nhial, Eric Martin and Jonathan Adams were members of the Fairfax South All-Stars on Sunday.

Alexandria: Jones, James Combine for 30 Points at Nova Challenge

T.C. Williams guards compete for Fairfax South All-Stars.

T.C. Williams teammates Jordan Jones and Tavaris James thrive with Fairfax South All-Stars.

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