Labette Bank Athlete of the Month: Caleb Hentzen

Caleb Hentzen of Labette County. (photo: Sean Price)
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
May 2, 2018

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The Labette Bank Athlete of the Month from the Southeast Kansas coverage area, selected by Sports in Kansas, is Labette County High School junior high jumper Caleb Hentzen.

Hentzen, a junior who stands just 5-foot-8, has the #1 high jump in 4A this season at 6-foot-10. The mark also ranks second in all classifications of Kansas. Hentzen got the mark on April 27th at the Ark City meet. 

Labette Bank would like to congratulate Caleb on an outstanding 2018 track and field season so far.


Labette Bank Athlete of the Month Nomination Criteria

-Athlete or Team (girl(s)or boy(s)) must play in the CNC, Pioneer, SEK, or TRL Leagues in Kansas.

-Selection will be based on the play of that athlete over the period of that month. All stats and info must be provided. 

-All nominations are accepted with selection process being handled and finalized only by @sportsinkansas. Coaches are encouraged to nominate their own athletes or athletes from opposing schools. 

-Nominations MUST be emailed. Please email Chet Kuplen at during the last seven days of the month to nominate your athlete!

-Labette Bank is a proud supporter of local athletics in the Southeast Kansas area.. Visit them online here