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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Experienced Woodson Boys' Basketball Team Bounces Back from 3OT Loss in Conference 7 Final

Cavaliers beat Robinson in opening round of 6A North region tournament.

The Woodson boys' basketball team beat Robinson 70-55 Friday night.

Westfield Boys’ Basketball Wins Conference Championship

Bulldogs beat Herndon to win first conference/district title since 2008.

Westfield beat Herndon in the Conference 5 boys' basketball championship game.

McLean Gymnastics Wins 6A State Championship

Highlanders first Fairfax County champ since Langley in 2004.

One year after finishing state runner-up, the McLean gymnastics team won the 2015 state title.

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Conference 7 Title Business as Usual for West Springfield Girls' Basketball

Spartans beat South County to win fifth conference/district title in six years.

The West Springfield girls' basketball team beat South County 55-37 Tuesday.

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South County Boys’ Basketball Wins First Conference Championship

No. 7 (lowest) seed Stallions upset No. 1 Woodson in 3-OT classic.

The South County boys' basketball team won its first conference championship Tuesday night.

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Centreville Wrestler Love Repeats as 195-Pound State Champ

Wildcats place second in team standings, Westfield produces two champs.

Centreville's Tyler Love ended his high school career with three state championship between wrestling and football.

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McLean Wrestler Grammes Wins 152-Pound State Title

Junior’s confident approach pays off with championship.

McLean had two wrestlers reach the final at Friday's state tournament.

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Vienna: Oakton Girls’ Basketball Continues Winning Ways

Cougars win 10th conference/district title in last 11 years.

The Oakton girls' basketball team defeated Chantilly on Monday to win the Conference 5 championship.

Potomac: Whitman Girls' Basketball Eyes Undefeated Season

Vikings motivated by 2014 playoff loss to Kennedy.

The Whitman girls' basketball team is 17-0.

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West Potomac Wrestler Joshua Carter Wins 160-Pound Region Title

Wolverines Jeremiah Carter, Holzworth qualify for states.

The West Potomac wrestling team qualified three for states.

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