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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West Potomac Slugger Sara Showed Power Late in Sophomore Season

Q&A: Rising junior listens to Riff Raff, ASAP Rocky before games.

West Potomac rising junior Jamie Sara plans to play baseball in college.

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TC Grad Schedler to Join Sister at Susquehanna University

Q&A: Former Titans guard fan of Beyoncé, Wizards.

T.C. Williams graduate Angie Schedler to play basketball at Susquehanna University.

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Churchill’s Dubick Shares World Lax Championship Experience

Q&A: Two-time All-American is committed to University of Maryland.

Churchill rising senior Louis Dubick has produced 436 points in three high school lacrosse seasons.

Wakefield Rising Senior Tham is Warriors' Force in the Paint

Q&A: The oldest of eight children, Tham enjoys Meek Mill, NBA 2K.

Wakefield rising senior Dominique Tham has helped guide the Warriors boys' basketball team to the state tournament each of the last two seasons.

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Westfield Rising Senior Gibson Commits to Army

Q&A: Standout free safety visits family in Liberia every year.

Westfield rising junior James Gibson enters his third season as Westfield's starting free safety.

Langley Grad Collier to Play Basketball at Denison University

Q&A: Collier enjoys listening to Nas, watching Will Ferrell movies.

Langley grad Garrett Collier will play basketball at Denison University.

Madison’s Koshuta Returned to Dominance Following Torn ACL

Q&A: 6-2 post earned all-state in 2014, committed to Virginia Tech.

Madison rising senior Kelly Koshuta is committed to Virginia Tech.

WSHS Grad Berglund to Play at Northwestern-St. Paul

Q&A: Sharpshooting guard fan of Minnesota Vikings, Twins.

West Springfield graduate Amy Berglund finished second on the West Springfield all-time scoring list.

Rising Senior Tham Is Wakefield’s Force in the Paint

The oldest of eight children, Tham enjoys Meek Mill, NBA 2K.

Dominique Tham has been a force in the paint for head coach Tony Bentley’s Wakefield boys’ basketball program which has reached the state tournament each of the last two seasons.

Westfield Rising Senior Gibson Commits to Army

Standout free safety.

After playing defensive end and running back in his early years, James Gibson made the switch to free safety as a sophomore to join the Westfield varsity football team.

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