This is the 77th meeting between these two teams. Independence overall is 17-55-4, 8-26-2 at home, and 9-29-2 on the road against Oelwein. The first meeting took place on October 27th, 1906, in Independence where the Mustangs won 22-0.
Justin Putz is in his 5th season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 6th overall. Currently, his record at Independence is 13-18-0. His overall coaching record is 18-23-0 in six seasons with three playoff appearances.
Trevor Arnold is the head coach of the Oelwein Huskies.