All Sports Parents Meeting

If you have a child in grades 7-12 that plans to participate in an activity, please plan to attend. Attendance at this meeting is required by a parent or guardian before students are able to participate in activities. If you are not able to attend, please contact Athletic Director, Justin Putz at jputz@independence.k12.ia.us to view a video of the meeting.  Please share this information.

August 29th, 7:00 pm in the Jr./Sr. High Auditorium


JH Track Records Broken


Congratulations to the JH Record Breakers! The following records were broken this year:


7th Grade 400 Meter Dash
Old Record Ben Lehman – 2001 – 58.53
New Marcus Beatty – 2017 – 57.93

7th Grade 4×400 
Old record – 1985 – Karl Kiler, Kurt Barker, Robbie Schanke, Robert Estes – 4:17.6
New record 2017 – Teegan McEnany, Robert Hansen, Keegan Schmitt, Marcus Beatty – 4:13.09

Conference Champions

  • Marcus Beatty 400 Meter Dash (Marcus finished the season without a loss in the 400 meter Dash)
  • 800 Sprint Medley Dalton Hoover, Cameron Kreins, Marcus Beatty, Keegan Schmitt
  • Jake Sidles Shot put (Jake finished the season by winning every meet in the Shot)


7th Grade 4×400 (within 1 second of record)
Alexis Hearn, Katie Henkes, Alyssa Larson, & Libby Webb

7th Grade 400 – Alyssa Larson – 1:05.15

7th Grade 200 – Alexis Hearn – 27.85

8th Grade 100 Hurdles – Kelsey Corbin – 18.01

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Cade Saeugling Signs

Cade signed with the Billings Bulls of the North American 3 Hockey League. The Billings Bulls are a Jr. Hockey team. Congratulations Cade!


State Track Qualifiers

The Mustangs will be well represented this weekend at the state track meet. The following athletes qualified to run at the meet:

Mustang State Track Qualifiers:

High Jump: Blake Bartz
Long Jump: Kaylee Hosch
Sprint Medley: Sydney Hearn, Allie Jo Zieser, Kaylee Hosch, Kailtin Niedert
Distance Medley: Kaitlin Niedert, Izzy Dunlap, Kaylee Hosch, Jadyn Schultz
4×400: Kaylee Hosch, Madison Larson, Taylor Wendt, Kaitlin Niedert

Congratulations and Good Luck!! Go Mustangs!

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Thank You!

Thank you to the Independence Youth Football program for your donation of uniforms for the Junior High Football program. It is very much appreciated.


Hannah Brunko

Hanna Brunko Signs

Congratulations to Hanna Brunko. On Friday, May 5th Hanna signed to play soccer at Wartburg.


Sonia Carmona Signs

Sonia Carmona signed to play soccer with Hawkeye Community College next year. Congratulations Sonia! We are very proud of you!


Listen Live – Mustang Soccer

The Independence Community School District is excited to announce the new, innovative Independence Mustang Sports Network. Scroll down to see broadcast schedule. Benjamin Hupke will spearhead a broadcast team for the free broadcasts. A SPECIAL THANKS to all the generous sponsors that have contributed to make this venture possible. GO MUSTANGS!!!!!!!