FEATURE: Comanche’s Harrison Kolb overcomes diabetes to play key role for CHS

COMANCHE — Harrison Kolb isn’t a complainer. He’s not an excuse maker.

He’s a doer. 

The 17-year-old Comanche senior could easily sit back and wait for the world to pity him, having been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 8. Kolb however, pursues life and pursues goals, as evidenced by his choice to play football with a potentially dangerous ailment. 

“He’s a good student-athlete for us and does things right,” Comanche coach Stephen Hermesmeyer said. “But he’s had some obstacles that not all kids have to face. 

“Some kids may not have wanted to deal with this consistently like he has, but that’s what separates him.” 

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