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 Kennedy vs. Iowa City High in Class 5A state softball quarterfinals

Photos: Cedar Rapids Kennedy vs. Iowa City High in Class 5A state softball quarterfinals

The Iowa City Little Hawks scored 10 runs to Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s two to advance to the Class 5A state softball semifinals.

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