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: Mount Vernon vs. Louisa-Muscatine in Class 3A state softball quarterfinals

Photos: Mount Vernon vs. Louisa-Muscatine in Class 3A state softball quarterfinals

The Mount Vernon Mustangs lost to the Louisa-Muscatine Falcons 10-6 in a Class 3A state softball quarterfinal game.

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