The Series:
This is the 81st meeting between these two teams.  Independence overall is 45-32-3, 25-12-2 at home and 20-20-1 on the road against Vinton-Shellsburg.  The first meeting took place last season on October 20th, 1899 where Vinton-Shellsburg won 5-0.

Coaching Records:
Justin Putz is in his 4th season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 5th overall.  Currently, his record at Independence is 12-16-0.  His overall coaching record is 17-21-0 in five seasons with three playoff appearances.

Jim Womochil is the head coach of the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings.

Next Game:
The next game for Independence will be away against Benton Community.  Vinton-Shellsburg will host Cedar Rapids, Xavier.

Last Game:
The last game for Independence was a 37-0 loss to Cedar Rapids Xavier.  Vinton-Shellsburg lost to Charles City 36-20.

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