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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Mount Vernon to Host Edison in Win-Or-Go-Home Game

Top-seeded Majors lose to TJ in Conference 13 semifinals.

The Mount Vernon field hockey team will face Edison on Friday for third place in the Conference 13 tournament.

Faddoul Is Bishop Ireton's Humbled Star

Junior scores three goals in WCAC quarterfinal win over Good Counsel.

Bishop Ireton's Joey Faddoul has 27 goals this season.

Q&A: RB Young Helps Wakefield to First Winning Season Since 1983

Junior has rushed for more than 1,000 yards in eight games.

Wakefield junior running back Leon Young has rushed for more than 1,000 yards this season.

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Madison Continues Playoff Push with Shutout of McLean

QB Gastrock, WR Ebersole connect for three touchdown passes.

Madison football defeated McLean 40-0 on Oct. 24.

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Fairfax Field Hockey Wins Sixth Straight Title

Rebels beat Madison to capture Conference 6 championship.

Fairfax will face Robinson tonight in the opening round of regionals.

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Herndon Field Hockey Beats Westfield, Wins Conference 5 Championship

Louisville commit Stone leads Hornets to victory with three goals.

The Herndon field hockey team defeated Westfield 3-2 on Thursday night.

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Carter, Zanellato Keep Madison Volleyball Undefeated

Warhawks beat defending state champion Langley.

The Madison volleyball team remained undefeated.

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Andrejev Leads Langley Volleyball Team

Despite knee injury, senior totals 17 kills in loss to undefeated Madison.

Rachel Andrejev is a standout for the Langley volleyball team.

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Robinson's Freeman Wins Matchup of Standout Goalkeepers

Rams earn regional berth with tournament victory over Centreville.

The Robinson field hockey team defeated Centreville 3-0 on Monday.

QB Holland Carries Titans to Victory

T.C. Williams wins shootout against Lee, 40-38.

T.C. Williams quarterback Darius Holland accounted for five touchdowns against Lee on Oct. 18.

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