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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

15 December 2019

  • Men's Basketball Stumbles at SUNO
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Tavonta Jones hit 19 points, Tyler Jackson scored 11, and Tre Pinkston added 10 but it was not enough to defeat Southern University of New Orleans Saturday evening. The Owls fell 61-59 on the road.
  • Women's Basketball Gets Third Victory of the Season at Centenary
    SHREVEPORT, La. – Briona Green hits 24 points and Kyla Temple scores 23 to lead the Owls women’s basketball team in a 61-50 victory over Centenary College of Louisiana on Saturday afternoon.
  • Men's Basketball Readies for Match-up at SUNO
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team will be back on the road on Saturday, Dec. 14 when they travel to New Orleans, La. to take on the Knights of Southern University of New Orleans at 4 PM CT.
  • Women's Basketball Prepares for Road Trip to Centenary
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – After a long week of competition, the Owls women’s basketball team continues its week-long stretch as it returns to the road to face Centenary College of Louisiana on Saturday, Dec. 14 inside the Gold Dome at 1 p.m. CT.
  • SUNO Stuns Women's Basketball, 82-62
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Kyla Temple scored 16 points and Autumn Taylor had 15 points and a team-high seven rebounds but it was not enough to take down the Knights of Southern University at New Orleans Thursday night inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.

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