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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

20 June 2019

  • Owls Junior Golf Camp
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Head golf coach Benji Williams and the Owls golf program are hosting the first Owls Junior Golf Camp at the River Birch Golf Course with sessions on June 17 –20, July 8-11, and July 22-25. The four-day camp is open to boys and girls ages 5-16. At $100 per session, the camp will be held from 8 a.m. to noon and will include lunch and swimming.
  • Spring 2019 Athletic Director's List
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Athletic Director Jason Trufant and the Owls athletic program announced the Spring 2019 Athletic Director’s List honorees on Thursday, May 30. The list includes 105 student-athletes who achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or better during the spring 2019 semester. Among those recognized, 53 have GPAs greater than 3.5 and 24 achieved a perfect 4.0.
  • Owls Volleyball Announces 2019 Summer Clinics
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Owls head volleyball coach Roxanne Hernandez and The W volleyball program announces its 2019 Volleyball Summer Clinics. The Owls will host four position-specific clinics that will offer young athletes the one-on-one attention needed to make them an overall better volleyball player.
  • Ferguson to Head Owls Track and Field Programs
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Danielle Ferguson – a coach with proven success on the DI and DIII levels of the NCAA – will be the first head coach of the Owls men’s and women’s track and field programs, The W Athletics Department announced on Wednesday.
  • Baseball's Run in the Small College World Series Ends on Day Three
    DUBOIS, Penn. – The Owls baseball team played with extreme force during the fourth round of the USCAA Small College World Series against Bryant & Stratton. The W battled hard but struggled to come out on top falling 3-1.

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