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: Cedar Rapids Xavier vs. DeWitt Central in Class 3A state baseball championship

Photos: Cedar Rapids Xavier vs. DeWitt Central in Class 3A state baseball championship

The Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints beat the DeWitt Central Sabers 8-1 in the Class 3A state baseball championship game Saturday at Principal Park in Des Moines.

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