1. to desist from action
2. to come to an end.
1. to put an end to
It is nigh time that God, Yahweh, Zeus, the Norns or just old-fashioned good luck make surcease of student deaths. Another day, another young man. This time,
Fuhrmeister’s SBN piece, includes this paragraph which breaks my heart every time I read it:
"We were moving him in to
on Monday morning, so he could start classes and walk on to the football team," said Austin Maxwell, Mitchell's father. "He was already enrolled. I was going to help him move into the dorm in a few days." Mississippi State
Pitching a Shut Out in Starkville - Alabama - Mississippi State Football 2009 (via bandman12)
Mitchell Maxwell will not be finishing his packing, nor will he be meeting a roommate in cramped dorm. Mitchell Maxwell will not be scout team fodder, nor will he try to make himself and his family proud by earning a scholarship and completing his education. Mitchell Maxwell won’t hear the 60,000 cheers punctuated by the clanking cowbells in Davis-Wade stadium. Every moment of Mitchell Maxwell’s life has now been measured, and it has drawn to a close.
On behalf of RBR we send our thoughts and condolences to the Maxwell family, his friends, and the entire