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.
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.
Warhawks beat Grassfield in 6A state semifinals, face Osbourn Park today.
Madison pitcher Katie Vannicola threw her first high school no-hitter on the state tournament stage.
Senior Bach homers, junior Egbers throws two-hit shutout.
The Centreville baseball team defeated Madison on Friday in the 6A North region quarterfinals.
Warhawks knock off previously undefeated Langley in tournament final.
The Madison girls' lacrosse team beat Langley on Friday to win the Conference 6 title.
Warhawks hurler strikes out 21 in 2-1 victory over Seahawks.
The Madison softball team defeated South Lakes 2-1 in 10 innings on Friday.
Seahawks beat defending state runner-up Madison.
The South Lakes boys' soccer team beat Madison 1-0.
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.
Palmucci scores two goals for Cougars.
The Oakton girls' lacrosse team beat Madison 10-8 on Saturday.
Cougars fall short at VCU for second straight season.
The Oakton girls' basketball team finished the season with a 29-1 record.
Saxons hold previously unbeaten Cougars to 18 points through three quarters.
The Langley girls' basketball team will face Cosby in tonight's state championship game.