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Claire Poppe, granddaughter of LaVern Poppe of Grant, has been named Falls City’s 2012-13 Outstanding Girl Athlete for the second year in a row at the annual Tiger Booster Club Athletic Banquet.
Poppe, who graduated this year, has excelled in softball, basketball and track during her four years of high school.
She was the offensive player of the year, pitcher of the year and voted the softball team’s most valuable player. She was a first-team all-state selection in Class C by the Lincoln Journal Star. Her team had a school record 21 wins this year.
She has been a starter on the basketball team since her sophomore year, breaking the school record this year in three-pointers, making 49.
She also led the girls track team in scoring this season.
She is the daughter of Brian and Kristen Poppe of Falls City. As the recipient of a booster club scholarship awarded to six outstanding athletes, Poppe plans to attend Nebraska Wesleyan this fall.