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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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Chantilly Baseball Comes Back to Win State Championship

Chargers score three runs in bottom of seventh to beat Battlefield.

The Chantilly baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Battlefield in the 6A state championship game on Saturday.

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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.

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Chantilly Pitcher DiCesare Earns Nine-Inning Postseason Win

Chargers survive stellar effort from West Potomac’s Sara.

The Chantilly baseball team beat West Potomac on May 25.

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'Carter One, Carter Two' Lead Centreville to Win Over Madison

Senior Bach homers, junior Egbers throws two-hit shutout.

The Centreville baseball team defeated Madison on Friday in the 6A North region quarterfinals.

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Mount Vernon: West Potomac's Dillard Puts Away Conference 5 Champ Chantilly

Wolverines catcher Divine makes key pickoff throw in sixth inning.

The West Potomac softball team beat Chantilly in the regional tournament on Tuesday.

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Alexandria: TC Girls’ Soccer Beats Chantilly in 11-Round PK Shootout

Titans advance to face Patriot in 6A North region quarterfinals.

The T.C. Williams girls' soccer team beat Chantilly on Tuesday.

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Sixth-Inning Rally Lifts Chantilly Baseball to Conference 5 Championship

Chargers pitcher Wagner throws complete game against Centreville.

The Chantilly baseball team won the Conference 5 championship.

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Centreville Baseball Keeps Season Alive with Win Over Herndon

Wildcats pitcher Egbers strikes out 12 in six innings, gets no decision.

The Centreville baseball team defeated Herndon 5-4 in eight innings on Saturday.

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Westfield Boys’ Lax Earns Region Tournament Berth

Bulldogs hold off Herndon in Conference 5 tournament.

The Westfield boys' lacrosse team beat Herndon 12-11 on Friday.

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Centreville Girls' Lax: New Coach, New Stars, Same Results

Murphy scores 7 goals in win over Chantilly on Monday.

Centreville defeated Chantilly 15-5 on Monday.

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