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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T.C. Williams Girls’ Soccer Falls to Woodson in Region Semifinals

Standouts Constant, Ponzi play final game for Titans.

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Silkowitz, Woodson Girls’ Soccer Head to State Semis

Cavaliers shut out T.C. Williams in region semifinals.

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Lake Braddock Softball Falls in State Quarterfinals

Bruins win first region championship since 2002.

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Next: State Quarterfinals for West Potomac

West Potomac girls’ lax to face Langley at States.

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South Lakes Pitcher Taylor Shuts Down Madison in Region Tourney

Rosner hits three-run homer to help Seahawks beat Warhawks.

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WP Girls’ Lax to Host Defending State Champ Robinson

Wolverines beat Hayfield, advance to region semifinals.

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West Potomac Boys’ Lax Advances to Region Semifinals

Wolverines thump Annandale to advance in regionals.

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Figueroa’s Grand Slam Revives SoCo in District Championship Softball Game

Stallions overcome early deficit to beat Lake Braddock on Monday.

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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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