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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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WPHS Wins Home Opener Over Lake Braddock

Wolverines have high expectations for 2018-19 season.

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Mackey, West Potomac Best James, Lake Braddock in Shootout

Senior rivals combine for 79 points in early-season matchup.

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Yost, Defense Propel Woodson to Region Final

Cavaliers beat South County, to host Freedom.

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Stallions Sack Bruins in Region C Playoff Matchup

South County advances to face Woodson in semis.

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Churchill Returns to Region Final

Bulldogs beat Wootton in double overtime.

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West Potomac Field Hockey Wins Gunston District Title

Wolverines win first district championship since 1995.

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Westfield Blanks Centreville

Bulldogs extend winning streak to 32 games.

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Shutouts are Sweet for Lake Braddock Defense

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.

Saving Churchill in Shootout

Bulldogs beat Wootton, remain undefeated.

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T.C. Williams Defense Forces Six Turnovers in Loss to Patriot High School

Titans hoping to solidify quarterback position heading into bye.

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