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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

  • Owls Knock Off Judson, 3-1
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – It was a big evening for The W women’s volleyball team as they recorded its first home victory of the 2018 season against USCAA-sister institution Judson College. The Owls defeated the Eagles in four sets (25-18, 25-20, 22-25, 25-3) inside Pohl Gymnasium for its third W of the 2018 season. With the victory, the Owls improve to 3-19 on the season while Judson falls to 1-8.
  • Bernard Grabs First Half Goal in the 3-1 Loss at Centenary
    SHREVEPORT, La. – The Owls men’s soccer team grabbed an early lead against the Gents of Centenary College, scoring the first goal of match. After half time, The W was unable to keep up the momentum going to allow three goals in the second. The Owls dropped the match 3-1 to the Gents on Saturday, Oct. 13.
  • Women's Soccer Match at Centenary Called Due to Rain
    SHREVEPORT, La. - The Owls traveled to Shreveport, La. to take on the Ladies of Centenary College on Saturday, Oct. 13. Each team was able to score a goal before the game was called due to rain. 
  • Owls Cross Country Closes Season at MC Invitational
    CLINTON, Miss. - The Owls men’s and women’s cross country team competed in the Mississippi College Invitational on October 13.  The men ran an 8k and the women ran a 6k. 
  • Welcome to the Owls Danica
    Danica, a local 4-year old girl, was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor in July. This is a cancer of the kidney that is common to children. The tumor and kidney have been removed. Danica has completed radiation treatments and is now undergoing several months of chemotherapy. She and her parents are staying at Ronald McDonald House at St Jude’s for now. The W Athletic Department has adopted her as a member of the Owls and will be hosting several events at games to promote pediatric cancer to raise funds and awareness. Stay tuned to our outlets for more info.