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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

23 August 2019

  • Women's Soccer to Play Two Preseason Matches
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Prior to the regular-season opener on Friday, Aug. 30 versus Florida College, the Owls women’s soccer team will play two exhibition games as part of its preseason schedule.
  • Dedrick Burnett Joins Owls Track and Field and Cross Country Staff
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - Dedrick Burnett was named as the assistant coach for the Owls cross country and track and field programs. Burnett joins The W staff after spending seven years in Jackson, Miss. as the equipment manager and graduate assistant coach at Jackson State University and a volunteer coach with the Mississippi Trackstars summer track club for youth athletes ages 6-18.
  • Volleyball Looks to the 2019 Season
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - The Owls women's volleyball team had highs and lows during the 2018 season. The W adds eight freshmen to the roster to help fill in the gaps and look to improve on its previous seasons. 
  • Owls Men's Soccer Releases 2019 Schedule
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – First-year head coach Dylan Burnett and the Owls men’s soccer program released the 2019 schedule Monday morning. The 17-match schedule features eight home games and nine road competitions.
  • The W Women's Soccer Announces 2019 Schedule
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – First-year head coach Jack Byrd announced The W women’s soccer team 2019 fall schedule Monday morning, highlighted by 10 games at The Owls Soccer Field in the Columbus Soccer Complex.

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