Greg Billing

Greg Billing, a life-long Miami County resident, grew up near Casstown and graduated from Miami East High School. A 1994 graduate of Wright State University, he covers high school sports and motorsports. He lives in West Milton with his wife and two daughters.

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WL-S back in regional semis: ‘We definitely feel better this year’
 Last season in the Division III softball regional semifinals, West Liberty-Salem’s seventh inning rally fell short. This season the Tigers are making sure it doesn’t come down to that again. West Liberty-Salem’s aggressive approach at the plate – scoring runs early and often – has carried the Tigers into a second...

Posted: 4 days ago

Last season in the Division III softball regional semifinals, West Liberty-Salem’s seventh inning rally fell short. This season the Tigers are making sure it doesn’t come down to that again. West Liberty-Salem’s aggressive approach at the plate – scoring runs early and often – has carried the Tigers into a second...
Multiple regional qualifiers boost district-champ WL-Salem girls
 Then a seventh grader, Lydia Moell couldn’t have picked a better day for her first pole vault lesson three years ago. Well, except for that winter blast Lydia and her father drove through to get to Columbus. “I remember because it was on Valentine’s Day and my husband drove her over in a snowstorm,” said Becky Moell...

Posted: 5 days ago

Then a seventh grader, Lydia Moell couldn’t have picked a better day for her first pole vault lesson three years ago. Well, except for that winter blast Lydia and her father drove through to get to Columbus. “I remember because it was on Valentine’s Day and my husband drove her over in a snowstorm,” said Becky Moell...
High School Track: Shawnee foursome sets district record in 800 relay
 Separately they are standouts in their own events. Together Matt Jarzab, Robie Glass, Jack McCrory and Cyres Cooper are stellar. The Shawnee High school foursome established a new district meet record in the 800-meter relay on Saturday, blazing to a 1:31.01 at Graham High School. They lowered the previous best of 1:31.19 set by Carroll in...

Posted: 7 days ago

Separately they are standouts in their own events. Together Matt Jarzab, Robie Glass, Jack McCrory and Cyres Cooper are stellar. The Shawnee High school foursome established a new district meet record in the 800-meter relay on Saturday, blazing to a 1:31.01 at Graham High School. They lowered the previous best of 1:31.19 set by Carroll in...
High School Tennis: Area district qualifiers eye state berths
 The senior superlatives keep coming for Catholic Central High School’s Colin Kelly and Jack Brougher. And Friday they look to add another distinction to their high school careers – state qualifiers. Kelly, who was voted as having the best eyes – blue, for those wondering – by his Catholic Central classmates, and Brougher...

Posted: 9 days ago

The senior superlatives keep coming for Catholic Central High School’s Colin Kelly and Jack Brougher. And Friday they look to add another distinction to their high school careers – state qualifiers. Kelly, who was voted as having the best eyes – blue, for those wondering – by his Catholic Central classmates, and Brougher...
HS Track: Tecumseh boys 3,200 relay team keeps dream season alive
 The Tecumseh High School 3,200 boys relay team will go down as the best in school history. But the team of Stephen Mattingly, Ethan Adams, Clay Mastin and Garrett Gemmaka isn’t ready to be retired to the record books just yet. The Arrows kept their dream season alive with a runner-up finish at the Division II district track and field...

Posted: 9 days ago

The Tecumseh High School 3,200 boys relay team will go down as the best in school history. But the team of Stephen Mattingly, Ethan Adams, Clay Mastin and Garrett Gemmaka isn’t ready to be retired to the record books just yet. The Arrows kept their dream season alive with a runner-up finish at the Division II district track and field...
Catholic Central relay misses record, but wins district title
 The main goal for Catholic Central High School’s girls 3,200 relay team on Tuesday was to chase down a personal record. They came up shy, but the Irish foursome settled for the next best thing. Catholic Central’s relay team of Bridget Engel, Lauren Stannard, Sydney Yontz and Addie Engel won the district championship at the Division...

Posted: 10 days ago

The main goal for Catholic Central High School’s girls 3,200 relay team on Tuesday was to chase down a personal record. They came up shy, but the Irish foursome settled for the next best thing. Catholic Central’s relay team of Bridget Engel, Lauren Stannard, Sydney Yontz and Addie Engel won the district championship at the Division...
High School Softball: Resurgent Springfield falls in sectional final
 When it comes to softball, fellow Greater Western Ohio Conference teams have played the big sister to Springfield’s little sister role. Traditional GWOC powers have typically taken advantage of being stronger, faster and more experienced against Springfield in recent seasons. The Wildcats, though, are growing up. »RELATED: Monday&rsquo...

Posted: 11 days ago

When it comes to softball, fellow Greater Western Ohio Conference teams have played the big sister to Springfield’s little sister role. Traditional GWOC powers have typically taken advantage of being stronger, faster and more experienced against Springfield in recent seasons. The Wildcats, though, are growing up. »RELATED: Monday&rsquo...
North Dakota native sweeps World of Outlaws races at Eldora Speedway
 After sweeping two straight features on what’s been called the Mother of All Sprint Car Weekends, it was advice from his father that World of Outlaws driver Donny Schatz took to heart. “If you are worried about what is behind you,” Schatz said, “you are going to have a hell of a time handling what’s in front...

Posted: 13 days ago

After sweeping two straight features on what’s been called the Mother of All Sprint Car Weekends, it was advice from his father that World of Outlaws driver Donny Schatz took to heart. “If you are worried about what is behind you,” Schatz said, “you are going to have a hell of a time handling what’s in front...
High School Tennis: Northeastern’s Calhoun reaches district tourney
 The Northeastern High School tennis program had won 10 straight Ohio Heritage Conference championships entering the season. Senior Jake Calhoun wasn’t ready to see that come to an end. He felt the same about his own high school career entering this week. »RELATED: Saturday’s high school scores »RELATED: Saturday&rsquo...

Posted: 14 days ago

The Northeastern High School tennis program had won 10 straight Ohio Heritage Conference championships entering the season. Senior Jake Calhoun wasn’t ready to see that come to an end. He felt the same about his own high school career entering this week. »RELATED: Saturday’s high school scores »RELATED: Saturday&rsquo...
High School Track: Shawnee sophomore Glass dominates at CBC meet
 As he pursued the high jump record he covets most, Shawnee High School sophomore Robie Glass took a break from his jumps at the league championship meet to help set a record in the 800-meter relay. And he wasn’t done there. Glass won four events at the Central Buckeye Conference championships on Friday, an effort that led CBC coaches...

Posted: 14 days ago

As he pursued the high jump record he covets most, Shawnee High School sophomore Robie Glass took a break from his jumps at the league championship meet to help set a record in the 800-meter relay. And he wasn’t done there. Glass won four events at the Central Buckeye Conference championships on Friday, an effort that led CBC coaches...
Tiny Emmanuel Christian Academy seeks 6th straight MBC track title
 The numbers for the Emmanuel Christian Academy boys track team aren’t overwhelmingly high. Well, unless your talking about the number of Metro Buckeye Conference championships the program has won. With the smallest enrollment in the conference the Lions have continued to produce the biggest results. Emmanuel Christian attempts to do...

Posted: 15 days ago

The numbers for the Emmanuel Christian Academy boys track team aren’t overwhelmingly high. Well, unless your talking about the number of Metro Buckeye Conference championships the program has won. With the smallest enrollment in the conference the Lions have continued to produce the biggest results. Emmanuel Christian attempts to do...