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.
Bulldogs beat Wootton in double overtime.
Bulldogs beat Wootton, remain undefeated.
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.
Bulldogs remain undefeated, focused on winning state title.
The Churchill boys' lacrosse team is off to a 10-0 start.
Vikings beat Western in 4A state final.
The Whitman girls' basketball team won the 4A state title.
Diboti-Lobe scores 29 in overtime win over Clarksburg.
The Whitman boys' basketball team won the 4A West region championship.
Vikings will host Blair Wednesday in section final.
The Whitman boys' basketball team beat B-CC 48-47 on Monday.
Vikings beat Paint Branch despite slow offensive start.
The Whitman girls' basketball team is ready for another deep postseason run.
Bulldogs extend win streak to five with OT victory over Einstein.
The Churchill boys' basketball team has won five straight.
Vikings have won two of last three region titles.
The Whitman girls' basketball team opened the season with a loss to Neumann-Goretti.