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Jon Roetman

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

Snowstorm Q&A: South Lakes’ Caloyannides Built an Igloo

Snowstorm Q&A with South Lakes volleyball player Melody Caloyannides.

Top Reston/Herndon Sports Moments from 2015

South Lakes baseball, football win in playoffs.

The year 2015 included the end of a playoff drought, a program turnaround and a few individual titles for Reston/Herndon high school sports.

Reston: Family Tradition, Another Aghayere Takes Charge

South Lakes boys' basketball is young and talented.

The South Lakes boys' basketball team defeated Archbishop Carroll 74-60 on Dec. 4.

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