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.
South Lakes Volleyball Looking for Strong Second Half
Seahawks hang tough against defending state champ.
South Lakes Pitcher Taylor Shuts Down Madison in Region Tourney
Rosner hits three-run homer to help Seahawks beat Warhawks.
Yorktown Baseball Beats South Lakes in District Finals
South Lakes pitcher Josh Taylor shut down the Patriots lineup for most of the evening, with 12 strikeouts during his complete game two-hitter.
State Tournament Roundup
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.
Reston: South Lakes Softball Beats South County at Regionals
Seahawks advance to 6A North region semifinals.
The South Lakes softball team defeated South County 2-0 in eight innings on May 26.
Reston: South Lakes Boys’ Lax Wins First Conference Championship
Seahawks beat Yorktown in Conference 6 tournament final.
The South Lakes boys' lacrosse team beat Yorktown on Friday to win the Conference 6 title.
Madison's Vannicola Out-Duels South Lakes' Rayle in 10 Innings
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.
Reston: South Lakes Boys’ Soccer Earns First Victory
Seahawks beat defending state runner-up Madison.
The South Lakes boys' soccer team beat Madison 1-0.
Herndon Pitcher Menendez No-Hits Rival South Lakes
Hornets beat Seahawks 2-0, improve to 5-1.
Herndon pitcher Antonio Menendez threw a no-hitter against South Lakes
Great Falls: Saxons Shoot Their Way to Conference 6 Title
Langley makes nine 3-pointers against South Lakes.
The Langley boys' basketball team won the Conference 6 championship.