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.
Bruins struggle with Eagles' strength, athleticism at VCU's Siegel Center in Richmond.
The Lake Braddock boys' basketball team finished the season with a 23-5 record.
Bruins beat South Lakes, finish region runner-up.
The Lake Braddock boys' basketball team will travel for the state semifinals.
Cavaliers overcome adversity, beat Lake Braddock.
The Woodson boys' basketball team will face Landstown in the state semifinals.
Warhawks lose to Stonewall Jackson in region semifinals.
The Madison girls' basketball team lost to Stonewall Jackson in the 6A North region semifinals on Feb. 27.
Cavaliers will face Lake Braddock for fourth time this season.
The Lake Braddock boys' basketball team is 3-0 against Woodson this season.
Titans fall short despite overcoming 11-point deficit.
The T.C. Williams girls' basketball team's season ended Tuesday night.
Senior Bass wins first state title in four tries.
The Robinson wrestling team had four individual state champions.
South Lakes Beats West Potomac in Regional Tournament.
The South Lakes boys' basketball team will host Robinson tonight.
Seahawks win Conference 6, beat Lake Braddock at regionals.
The South Lakes girls' basketball team will host Centreville tonight.
Gregorits hits game winner, named tournament MVP.
The Lake Braddock boys' basketball team beat Woodson 62-61 in the Conference 7 championship game.