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 rivals combine for 79 points in early-season matchup.
South County advances to face Woodson in semis.
Bruins blank Robinson, earn donuts for third straight week. Last 3 weeks, Bruins beat all, 139-0.
While the Lake Braddock defense has left a sour taste in opponents’ mouths in recent weeks, the Bruins’ palates have experienced a sweet sensation — and not just the taste of victory.
Robinson volleyball opens district play with win.
Lake Braddock quarterback throws five touchdown passes.
Stallions overcome early deficit to beat Lake Braddock on Monday.
Glynn pitches five scoreless innings for Bruins.
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.
Bruins beat T.C. Williams after surrendering pair of two-goal leads.
The Lake Braddock boys' soccer team won the Conference 7 championship.
Spartans secure top seed in Conference 7 tournament.
The West Springfield baseball team defeated Lake Braddock 3-1.