Harold graduated from RLHS in 1961 as a three sport athlete. In basketball, he went to State two years in a row. He scored 406 points as a junior forward with a RL record of 21-4, 4th in State. He was named 2nd team all state. As a 6’ 3” center his senior year he played on the 24-1 state runner-up team with an average of 20.4, scoring 511 points, a record at that time. He was named 1st team All-Conference, 1st Team All-Northwest, 1st team WIAA All- Tournament, 1st Team All-State Milw. Journal, 3rd Team All-State API, and 4th Team All- State UPI.
In football, he was a defensive end on the H.O.N. champion 7-0 team. As a senior he was a two-way starter. In track, he was a 3 year letterman, leading the team to 3 consecutive HON championships. He set two school records in the half mile and high hurdles, placing 7th at State. He graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly Iowa in 1965 as a 4 year letterman in basketball and track there. He set school records in high hurdles, 440 yd. dash and mile relay. He received the Hertel medal for outstanding athletic achievement during his 4 years. He was a US Army Viet Nam vet, then attended seminary school, receiving a degree in theology. He was a minister in Kiester, MN and a Chaplain at Fort Snelling. He is now retired and lives in Apple Valley