This is the 11th meeting between these two teams. Independence overall is 4-6-0, 1-4-0 at home and 3-2-0 on the road against Charles City. The first meeting took place on September 13th, 2002, in Charles City where the Mustangs won 19-6.
Justin Putz is in his 5th season as head coach of the Independence Mustangs and 6th overall. Currently, his record at Independence is 18-19-0. His overall coaching record is 23-24-0 in six seasons with three playoff appearances.
Darren Bohlen is the head coach of the Charles City Comets.
Next Game: Independence will host Waverly-Shell Rock for week 7 on Parent/Senior Night, while Charles City travels to West Delaware.
Last Game: Independence defeated Waterloo East 52-12 in the 105th Homecoming Football Game, while Charles City lost to Decorah 49-38.