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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.

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Mount Vernon: West Potomac's Dillard Puts Away Conference 5 Champ Chantilly

Wolverines catcher Divine makes key pickoff throw in sixth inning.

The West Potomac softball team beat Chantilly in the regional tournament on Tuesday.

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Alexandria: TC Girls’ Soccer Beats Chantilly in 11-Round PK Shootout

Titans advance to face Patriot in 6A North region quarterfinals.

The T.C. Williams girls' soccer team beat Chantilly on Tuesday.

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Alexandria: Saints Girls’ Lax Beats BI in State Championship

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes finishes season with 25-1 record.

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes girls' lacrosse team won the state championship.

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Burke: Quashie’s OT Goal Gives Lake Braddock Conference 7 Title

Bruins beat T.C. Williams after surrendering pair of two-goal leads.

The Lake Braddock boys' soccer team won the Conference 7 championship.

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Burke: Robinson Boys' Lax Earns State Tournament Berth

Rams pull away from Yorktown in second quarter.

The Robinson boys' lacrosse team beat Yorktown in the region quarterfinals.

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Burke: Robinson Girls’ Lax Comes Back to Beat Langley

Rams earn state playoff berth, advance to region semifinals.

The Robinson girls' lacrosse team earned a state berth.

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Sixth-Inning Rally Lifts Chantilly Baseball to Conference 5 Championship

Chargers pitcher Wagner throws complete game against Centreville.

The Chantilly baseball team won the Conference 5 championship.

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Robinson-Langley Postseason Matchup Arrives Earlier Than Expected

Undefeated Rams host one-loss Saxons tonight in 6A North quarterfinals.

The Robinson girls' lacrosse team will host Langley at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

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Robinson Boys' Lax to Host Yorktown with State Berth at Stake

Rams star Daniel still bothered by 2015 home loss to Patriots.

The Robinson boys' lacrosse team will host Yorktown at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the 6A North region quarterfinals.

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Alexandria: TC Softball Earns First Region Berth in More Than 10 Years

Pitcher Stone leads Titans to victory over Mount Vernon.

The T.C. Williams softball team defeated Mount Vernon 2-1 on Monday.

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