Iowa offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs made his mark on Mount Vernon. Many in town made their mark on him, too. Wirfs and his mother, Sarah, took The Gazette on a tour of his hometown, revisiting scenes around what essentially is the one square mile where he grew up. This story is a little about what can hold you back. This is mostly about what moves you forward.

Photos: CedarSpiel curling bonspiel at Cedar Rapids Ice Arena

Photos: CedarSpiel curling bonspiel at Cedar Rapids Ice Arena

Athletes from 22 teams and 15 states competed in a weekend of curling during the sixth annual CedarSpiel, hosted by the Cedar Rapids Curling Club at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena.

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