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.
Wolverines end season with 18-10 loss to McLean.
The West Potomac girls' lacrosse team lost to McLean 18-10 on Tuesday.
DiCesare drives in winning run, earns victory on mound.
The Chantilly baseball team defeated Oakton 2-1 on May 22 to win the Conference 5 championship.
Highlanders make first regional tournament appearance in at least 10 years.
The McLean girls' lacrosse team defeated West Potomac 18-10 on Tuesday.
Four different Rams score four goals during conference final.
The Robinson girls' lacrosse team beat Centreville 19-13 on Friday.
Statesmen defeat Mount Vernon in Conference 13 tournament final.
The Marshall boys' lacrosse team beat Mount Vernon 17-10 on Thursday
Benzina scores lone goal in 2-1 loss to Woodson.
The T.C. Williams boys’ soccer team was the aggressor early in Tuesday’s Conference 7 tournament semifinal match against Woodson, but had nothing to show for it at halftime.
Cardinals defeat Saints in second consecutive VISAA state final.
The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team defeated St. Stephen's & St. Agnes 12-10 in the VISAA Division I state championship game on May 16 at Randolph-Macon College.
Cavaliers will face South County for Conference 7 championship.
The Woodson girls' soccer team defeated Lake Braddock 2-1 on Tuesday.
Cavaliers beat defending state champion T.C. Williams in semifinals.
The Woodson boys' soccer team beat T.C. Williams 2-1 on Tuesday.
Bulldogs beat Dulaney in state semis, advance to first state final.
The Churchill boys' lacrosse team will play in its first state championship game.