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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Yorktown Baseball Beats South Lakes in District Finals

South Lakes pitcher Josh Taylor shut down the Patriots lineup for most of the evening, with 12 strikeouts during his complete game two-hitter.

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Koomey’s Blast Yields Championship for Yorktown Patriots

Patriots come from behind to beat South Lakes on Saturday.

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McLean Lacrosse’s DeAnda Overcomes ACL Injury

Senior scores five goals in district semifinal win.

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Halm’s Defense, Gomez’s Goals Lead Langley Lacrosse

Saxons beat Yorktown in district semifinals.

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Pratt’s Double Propels McLean to Dramatic Win over Langley

Highlanders score four runs in bottom of the ninth inning.

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T.C. Williams Girls’ Soccer Eyes Return to State Tournament

Titans shut out Annandale on senior night.

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Mount Vernon Brings Home Gunston Eagle Trophy

Majors beat West Potomac for first time since 2013.

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