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Sports & Recreation

Development of the body is just as important as development of the mind. The W offers state-of-the-art facilities and programming to help you find the balance.

Stark Recreation Center

Campus Recreation strives to provide quality recreation opportunities for the MUW community and to create a safe environment that fosters development of the mind and body. Visit the Campus Recreation website.

Intramural Sports

The MUW Intramural Program offers a wide variety of individual, dual and team sport activities for women, men, and coed groups throughout the academic year.  Intramurals is a fun way to meet new people, become physically active and participate in friendly competition.  The atmosphere is informal to encourage participation for enjoyment of the activity rather than superior performance abilities.  Visit the Intramural Sports website.

The W Aquatic Center

Whether you want to learn to swim or want to get in a few laps between classes, the natatorium is the place for you. View the Aquatic Center website.

Rec Fitness

Fitness and Wellness at MUW Campus Recreation provides a diverse schedule of programs/classes to help our campus acquire and maintain balance for a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise.  View the Rec Fitness website.

Plymouth Bluff Center

Located in a secluded area high above the old Tombigbee River Channel near Columbus, Mississippi, the Plymouth Bluff Center is a 190-acre educational and recreational facility. This unique center in the beautiful woodlands of east central Mississippi provides the ideal setting for learning, growth, and recreation in a natural setting. Visit the Plymouth Bluff website.


The W Athletics

Athletics Latest News

  • Softball Readies for Doubleheader Against Huntingdon
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Mississippi University for Women’s softball team will be back on its home field on Sunday, Feb. 18 when it hosts Huntingdon College in a noon doubleheader. The Owls enter Sunday’s competition 1-1 on the season while the Hawks are 1-3.
  • Baseball Rallies for Late Game Comeback and the Sweep
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – After a tough start, the Mississippi University for Women’s baseball team rallied to score nine runs in seventh inning to defeat Crowley’s Ridge College 14-13 in the final game of the series. The Owls improve to 3-3 on the season and complete the sweep in the home opener series.
  • GTR Alumni Alumni Meet and Greet with the Owls
    Join us for dinner with our athletics director, coaches, and athletes. Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. The Veranda 208 Lincoln Green Starkville, Mississippi Dinner is $20 per person plus the cost of drinks. R.s.v.p. to the Office of Development and Alumni at (662) 329-7148 or developmentandalumni@muw.edu.
  • Owls Take Crowley's Ridge Doubleheader, 5-4 and 11-1
    COLUMBUS, Miss. _ The Mississippi University for Women’s baseball team picked up its first two wins in its inaugural season on Thursday, Feb. 15. The Owls faced Crowley’s Ridge College in an evening doubleheader and defeated the Pioneers 5-4 and 11-1 to advance to 2-3 on the season.
  • Baseball Home Opener Comes Early
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls baseball team will play in front of their home crowd earlier than expected as the original times have been moved due to possible inclement weather. Now, The W will take on Crowley’s Ridge College on Thursday, Feb. 15 in a 4 p.m. doubleheader and on Friday, Feb. 16 at noon.

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