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world twisterThe Making Of A Dynasty
I FOUND THAT I COULD FIND THE ENERGY… THAT I COULD FIND THE DETERMINATION TO KEEP GOING.
I LEARNED THAT YOUR MIND COULD AMAZE YOUR BODY IF YOU JUST KEEP TELLING YOURSELF,
I CAN DO IT … I CAN DO IT!    
 .........John Erickson
 


 

 

 
                                                                        
1981

Donald Whitted founded the Harvey Twisters.
Also, coaching the Harvey Twisters were Dean and Rennix James. The first Twisters were Rueben Ingram, Steve, Joe, T.J., Renard Williams and Donovan Whitted.

1982

The Twister team grew to eleven wrestlers. Quintroy Harrell becomes a full-time coach. The team practiced at Harmon Park, what is now known as Gloria Taylor. The uniforms consisted of cut- off shorts, t-shirts, and gym shoes.

1983
Arnold Carroll, and Alan Long become full time coaches. The Twisters qualify two for state meet…. Maurice Mance and Darrick Henderson (RIP).

1984

Quintroy Harrell becomes the head coach of the Harvey Twisters. Twisters qualify five for State tournament. T.C Dantzler becomes the first Twister to place at the State tournament by finishing 5TH. Maurice Mance makes it to the finals and finishes 2nd.

1985

Twisters qualify seven for the State Tournament. Patrick Henley places 3rd.

1986

Twisters place for the first time in State Tournament as a team, finishing 3rd. Twisters qualified six for State Tournament. Alvin Jones becomes 1st beginner to qualify for the State meet. Ramon Terry took 3rd, while his twin brother, Lamon and Tuhan Waller finished 2nd. Steve Williams and Eugene Browning are crowned the first State Champions EVER, for the Harvey Twisters.


1987

Twisters re-write record books.Twisters win first State Title as a team. Twisters qualify eleven for State Tournament. Placing 6th were Terry Dantzler and Andre Davis. Placing 3rd was Tony Davis. Steve and Joe Williams, Terrell Sandifer, James Quarles, Patrick McDonald, and Todd Nesbitt, are all crowned champions.

* Most Champions 6
* Most in Finals 6
* Most points 248


1988

Twisters re-write record books again. Twisters win second State title in a row by qualifying eighteen for State Tournament. T.J Williams and Don Womack take 5th. Gerrod Lucas and Lewis Ledet place 3rd. Jason Pero and Joe Williams finish 2nd. Milton Blakely, Tony Davis, Steve Williams, Alvin Jones, Terry Dantzler, Andre Davis, and Patrick McDonald are all crowned Champions.

* Most Qualifiers 18
* Most Points 345.5
* Most in Finals 9
* Most Champions 7
* IKWF Team of the Century

1989

Twisters win third State title, qualifying eleven for State Tournament. Milton Blakely took 5th. Jason Pero and David Robinson finish 3rd. Leonard Bowens and Michael Douglas take 2nd. Tony Davis, Lenard Randall, and Joe Williams are crowned Champions.

1990

Twinsters win fourth State title in a row. Nine wrestlers qualified for State.Durand Womack took 4th, Leonard Bowens and David Douglas finished 2nd. Milton Blakely, Tony Davis, Jason Pero, and T.J Williams are crowned Champions.

1991

Twisters win fifth State Title in a row. Twelve wrestlers qualify for State Tournament. Roamelle Kizzee took 6th, while David Douglas finished 5th. Ricky Biggs took 3rd, as Leonard Bowens finished 2nd. Milton Blakely, Tony Davis, and T.J Williams are crowned Champions.

1992

Twisters win sixth State Title in a row. Twisters qualify eleven for State Tournament. Roamelle Kizzee took 6th, while David Douglas finished 3rd. Milton Blakely and Lashun Jackson took 2nd. Leonard Bowens, Tony Davis, and T.J Williams are corwned Champions.


1993

Twisters place 3rd as a team… Streak ends at 7. Twisters qualify fifteen for State Tournament. Raynelle Kizzee and Darnell Lollis place 2nd. David Douglas and Roamelle Kizzee are crowned Champions.

1994

Twisters place 3rd in State at the Senior Division by qualifying three for State Tournament. Raynelle Kizzee and Timmy Springs are crowned champions.


1995

Only year the Twisters failed to place as a team since 1986. Six qualify for State Tournament.
Raynelle Kizzee, Timmy Spring, and Richard Vortez finished 3rd while Cassio Pero was crowned the lone champion for the Twisters.

1996

Twisters finished 3rd in State at the Novice Division by qualifying six for State Tournament. Cassio Pero, Charles Lloyd and Timmy Springs are all crowned Champions.

1997

Twisters finished 3rd in State at the Novice for the second year in a row. Twisters qualify eight for State Tournament. Andy Betancourt took 6th while David Love and Alonzo Noble finished 4th. Charles Lloyd placed 2nd. Cassio Pero and Timmy Springs are crowned champions.

1998

Twisters are crowned State Champions at the Junior Division they also finished 5th in the Novice Division. Jamal Muhammad, Christian Brantley, Antoine Lowe and Thomas Webster take 3rd. Mario Morgan finished 2nd while Travis Hammons, Jarvis Lowe, Sean Johnson, Chares Lloyd, Alonzo Noble, Cassio Pero and David Love are all crowned champions.

1999

Twisters win second State Title in a row at the Junior Division and also place 4th at the Novice Division and 5th in the Senior Division. Johnathan Majors and Antoine Lowe placed 6th while Roddrick Verner took 4th. Ronald Parks and Sean Johnson finished 3rd. Lawrence Henning and Mario Morgan took 2nd. Thomas Webster, Cartice Lloyd, Jamal Muhammad, Christian Brantley, Chester McNeil, Travis Hammons, Charles Lloyd and Alonzo Noble all are crowned champions.


* Most in Finals 10
* Most Champions 8
     
   


2000

Twisters pull off a Daily Double by winning the Novice Division for the first time and the Junior team won the State Title for the third time in a row. The Junior team also won the State Team Championship. Albert White, Chris Burns and Deangelo Lowe finished 6th while Titus Noble and Thomas Webster finished 5th. Diontae Brown, Maurice Kimes and Carl Lloyd take 4th as Terrell Webster, Harry Starks and Jarvis Lowe Came in 3rd.Cameron Lloyd, Jhared Black and Jose Betancourt took 2nd. B.J. Futrell, John Burns, Lawrence Henning, Cartice Lloyd, Mario Morgan, Travis Hammons, Jamal Muhammad and John Brandon are all crowned champions.

* Most in Finals 12
* Most Champions 9



2001

Twisters win fourth Junior Division State Title in a row. The Twister Novice team finished 2nd while the Senior team placed 4th. Stephen Williams, Maurice Kimes and Jarvis Lowe take 6th while Marcus Franklin took 5th. Justin Starks, Malcom Kimes and Myron Kimes finish 4th. Diontae Brown, Ryan Childs and Harry Starks took 3rd. Allen Tate, Thomas Webster, Jhared Black and Danny Hamilton finished 2nd. B.J. Futrell, Terrell Webster, Titus Noble, Cartice and Cameron Lloyd, Mario Morgan, Travis Hammons and Albert White are all crowned champions.

* Most in Finals 12

2002

Twisters returns to the IKWF. The Twisters capture their 7th Senior division individual team title, places 2nd in the novice.The Twisters also captured their 5th Junior division individual team title in a row. The bantams won their team regionals.

 

2003

Twisters Finished Junior State Runner-up and Junior Dual Champs. The Bantams had most team points scored at the all Bantam open

2004
 

The Twisters capture their 6th Junior Division State title, Setting a State record on points scored.

Makeba Elliott becomes the 1st girl to win boys State!

2005

    Seniors             Novice           Midget

      1st Regional            1st Regional         1st Regional

       1st Sectional            1st Sectional         1st Sectional

      4th State                3rd State            *2nd State

*Still Under Review!!!!!

Makeba Elliott 2x Boys State Champion, McArthur Taylor 2x State Champion at Midget Level.

Travis Hammons becomes first Public High School Wrestler to Win State since 1989!

Jabari Moody Becomes 2nd Twister to Win National Trinity Award!

Head Coach Quintroy Harrell Inducted into Illinois Wrestling Hall of Fame!!!!!!!!!!!

2006

Seniors             Novice           Midget

       Regional            1st Regional         1st Regional

        Sectional            1st Sectional         1st Sectional

    Dnp State           1st State                1st State

Twister Novice, Midget & Tots (6&7) won 1st place, Twister Bantams (7&8) took 2nd. Oriana Williams takes 1st pl at Midget State and Girls Nationals

and Outstanding Wrestler! Twisters also Won Midwest Classic Tourney.

Twister Establish Indiana Chapter!

2007

Twisters take 4th at senior and repeat on all other levels.

2008

Twisters take 1st at Senior and 3-peat on all other levels. A.J Foster becomes the 1st Twister in recorded history to win state 3 years in a row with all pins!



 

 

 

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