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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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Arlington: Nunez Leads W-L Boys’ Soccer to First State Championship

Senior scores two goals in state final win over First Colonial.

The Washington-Lee boys' soccer team won its first state championship 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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Arlington: W-L Boys’ Soccer Wins First Region Title Since 1972

Generals defeat rival Yorktown 3-0 in 6A North final.

The Washington-Lee boys' soccer team beat Yorktown 3-0 on Monday to win the 6A North region title.

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Burke: Robinson Boys' Lax Earns State Tournament Berth

Rams pull away from Yorktown in second quarter.

The Robinson boys' lacrosse team beat Yorktown in the region quarterfinals.

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Robinson Boys' Lax to Host Yorktown with State Berth at Stake

Rams star Daniel still bothered by 2015 home loss to Patriots.

The Robinson boys' lacrosse team will host Yorktown at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the 6A North region quarterfinals.

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Arlington: Wakefield Teammates Compete in Nova Challenge

Nhial scores 16 points for Fairfax South All-Stars

Deng Nhial, Eric Martin and Jonathan Adams were members of the Fairfax South All-Stars on Sunday.

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Arlington: W-L Boys’ Soccer Has State Title Aspirations

Nunez scores two goals in win over Wakefield.

The Washington-Lee boys' soccer team defeated Wakefield 4-1 on Monday.

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Arlington: W-L Sophomore Edelstein Earns Win Against West Potomac

Generals win third straight with 5-4 victory over Wolverines.

Washington-Lee won its third straight game on Monday.

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Arlington: Yorktown Boys' Lax Team Beats Pair of Perennial Powers

Patriots follow win over Chantilly with double-OT victory against Langley.

The Yorktown boys' lacrosse team beat Langley in double overtime on Thursday.

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Arlington: Wakefield Boys’ Basketball Loses in State Semifinals

Sophomore Cooper shows promise in playoff defeat.

The Wakefield boys' basketball team lost to L.C. Bird in the state semifinals.

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