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.
Cavaliers beat South County, to host Freedom.
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.
Rams score final 31 points in win over T.C. Williams.
Robinson volleyball opens district play with win.
Cavaliers shut out T.C. Williams in region semifinals.
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.
Rams beat Colonial Forge, will try for third straight state title.
The Robinson boys' lacrosse team defeated Colonial Forge on Friday in the state semifinals.
Rams come from behind twice to beat Woodson.
The Robinson boys' lacrosse team defeated Woodson 15-14 in overtime on Tuesday to win the 6A North region title.
Robinson girls’ lax beats Woodson to win region title.
Woodson Director of Student Activities supported the Cavaliers and his daughter --- Robinson junior Katie Checkosky --- on Tuesday.