This is the 10th meeting between these two teams. Independence overall is 3-6-0, 1-4-0 at home and 2-2-0 on the road against Charles City. The first meeting took place on September 13th, 2002, where Independence won 19-6.
Justin Putz is in his 4th season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 5th overall. Currently, his record at Independence is 11-15-0. His overall coaching record is 16-20-0 in five seasons with three playoff appearances.
Darren Bohlen is the head coach of the Charles City Comets.
The next game for Independence will be home against Cedar Rapids Xavier. Charles City will travel to Vinton-Shellsburg.
The last game for Independence was a victory in the 104th Homecoming Football game against South Tama County 59-26. Charles City’s last game was a loss to Cedar Rapids Xavier 50-0.