The Milford Eagles boys basketball team needed every bit of the 32 minutes to put away the Fillmore Central Panthers Monday night, but when the clock stuck zeros it was the Eagles who escaped Centennial High School in Utica with a Southern Nebraska Conference championship with a 65-58 victory over the Panthers.

If you want to find Ty Masco after a cross country race, go to the finish line. That’s where he waits after each one. The Milford senior, who won the Class C state title last year, likes to congratulate the last-place finisher, shaking their hand and telling them good job. It’s his idea of sportsmanship.

The Fillmore Central Panthers advanced to the second round of the Southern Nebraska Conference Tournament in Milford Monday night with a 2-0 win over the Tri-County Trojans.

Grand Island Central Catholic picked up its first victory of the year as the Crusaders defeated Milford-Dorchester 24-0.