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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Yang, Heier Lead Oakton Volleyball to Victory

Cougars have won 6 of 7, will face Chantilly.

The Oakton volleyball team beat Centreville.

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Strong Service Game Propels South County Volleyball

Stallions produce 16 aces in victory over West Potomac.

The South County volleyball team totaled 16 aces against West Potomac.

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Cardinals ‘Claim’ Alexandria

Bishop Ireton football is 4-1, including wins over Episcopal, SSSAS.

The Bishop Ireton football team beat Episcopal and St. Stephen's & St. Agnes.

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T.C. Williams Field Hockey Beats Rival West Potomac

Titans bounce back from season’s first loss, improve to 9-1-1.

The T.C. Williams field hockey team started the season with a 9-1-1 record.

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Chantilly Volleyball Beats Defending State Champ

UVa commit Young leads Chargers with 14 kills.

The Chantilly volleyball team defeated defending VHSL 6A state champion Langley.

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Bruins Win Silver Bracket at Rebel Volleyball Invitational

Fairfax’s Powers, Pittman earn all-tournament honors.

The Lake Braddock volleyball team won the Silver Bracket title at a tournament at Fairfax High School.

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Madison Volleyball Wins Rebel Invitational

Warhawks undefeated through 15 matches.

The Madison girls' volleyball team won a tournament at Fairfax High School.

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Physical Churchill Beats Wootton, Improves to 3-0

Bulldogs much improved from 1-9 season in 2013.

The Churchill football team defeated Wootton on Sept. 19.

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High-Powered Hayfield Football Beats Washington-Lee

After three losses against tough opponents, QB Isaac leads Hawks to win.

The Hayfield football team defeated Washington-Lee 49-20 on Friday night.

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Mount Vernon Field Hockey Surpasses 2013 Win Total

Majors GK Moore makes 3 saves in shootout win over Marshall.

The Mount Vernon field hockey team improved to 6-1-2 with a win over Marshall on Monday.

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