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.
Senior duo combines for 47 points in victory.
Backcourt duo big reason for Highlanders’ 10-3 start.
Wake Forest commit leads Saxons to win.
Senior scores five goals in district semifinal win.
Saxons beat Yorktown in district semifinals.
Highlanders score four runs in bottom of the ninth inning.
W-L boys' soccer, Robinson girls', boys' lax among teams competing for titles.
The 6A state championships are being held today at Robinson and Lake Braddock.
Senior midfielder Duley leads Saxons with three goals.
The Langley boys' lacrosse team beat McLean in the first round of the Conference 6 tournament.
Madison’s Ungerleider, Walker compete for Fairfax North.
Langley's Nate Shafter finished with 10 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks during the Nova Challenge.
Grammes drives in winning run with walk-off single.
The McLean baseball team beat Langley on Friday.