Category: Football

Independence Mustangs vs. West Liberty Comets- September 10th, 2021

In the beginning of the first quarter Marcus Beatty runs for 3 yards touchdown. (Two point conversion is successful). With 40 seconds left of the first quarter, Mitchell Johnson makes a complete pass to Jacob Sidles for 9 yards for another score.  (Two point conversion by Keegan Schmitt to Jake Sidles is good.) The score after the first quarter was 16 (Independence Mustangs)- 0 (West Liberty Comets)

During the second quarter, Marcus Beatty ran for a 58 yard touchdown for the Mustangs. (Two point conversion run by Keegan Schmitt is good).  West Liberty went on offense, but had the ball stripped away from them which was recovered by Keegan Schmitt, who ran in for the third touchdown of the game. (Point after kick by Sawyer Wendling is successful).  Marcus Beatty scored another touchdown on a 57 yard run. (Two point conversion pass by Keegan Schmitt to Jacob Sidles is successful.) The score halftime was Independence 39, West Liberty 0.

In the fourth and last quarter of the game, Mitchell Johnson ran for 12 yards and yet another touchdown for the Independence Mustangs. ( Two point Conversions pass by Keegan Schmitt to Brady McDonald is no good.) The final score of the Independence Mustangs vs. West Liberty Comets is Independence 45, West Liberty 0.

Independence Football Defeats Clear Creek-Amana

By: Riley Rouse

Tiffin, Iowa – In last Friday’s game, Independence defeated Clear Creek-Amana 28-14.  In the first quarter of the night, Marcus Beatty ran for 15 yard for the first touchdown for the first score of the game. The point kick by Sawyer Wendling was good. The Clippers scored their first touchdown by Gage Freeman on a 1 yard run. The point kick by Grant Kruse was good. By the end of the first quarter the score was 7-7. In the second quarter, Mitch Johnson made a perfect pass to Jake Sidles for 6 yards for the second touchdown of the night for the Mustangs. The point kick by Sawyer Wending was once again good. Later in the 2nd, Mitch Johnson again with a pass but, this time to Keegan Schmitt for a pass of 12 yards for the touchdown for Independence, the kick by Wendling was good. By the end of the second quarter the score was Independence 21, the Clear Creek-Amana 7. During the 2nd half, Marcus Beatty ran for 16 yards for another Mustang touchdown. The PAT point by Sawyer Wendling was good. The Clippers did strike one more time as Ben Swalls rans for a 9 yards touchdown for the Clippers. The pont kick by Grant Korse was good. The final score was Independence 28, Clear Creek-Amana 14.

Updated Ticket Pricing

Starting with the upcoming Fr-So/Varsity Football Game on Friday, August 27, 2021, all ticket prices will increase.

  • High School Games $6.00 for adults, $5.00 for students
  • Junior High Games $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for students

This is valid for ALL regular-season games going forward.  There may be special pricing for tournaments and/or state qualifying events.

Independence football player reaches up to catch a pass

Week 10 Gameday Notes vs. Solon

Independence will travel to Solon tonight for the 3rd Round of the IHSAA State Football Playoffs.  This will be the first time that these two teams have met.  The game will kickoff at 7:00PM in Spartan Stadium in Solon, Iowa.  Below are the important links for tonight’s game: