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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

  • Wright Hits Game High 17 Points in Talladega Loss, 86-68
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – In a thrilling high energy game against Talladega College, sophomore guard Shon Wright led the Owls men’s basketball team with a game high of 17 points. In the midweek match-up, the Shaw, Miss. native hit 5 of 12 from the field with three 3-pointers while picking up all four of his foul shots.
  • 21 Athletes Named to the USCAA All-Academic Team
    NORFOLK, Va. – The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) recently released the 2018 Fall All-Academic Teams. With GPAs greater than 3.5, 21 athletes of the Owls men’s soccer team, women’s soccer team, and volleyball team were honored for their efforts in the classroom.
  • Scott Leads Team with 21 Points in Loss to Blue Mountain, 81-74
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Junior forward Ill’yan Scott, Jr. scored a game high of 21 points in the Owls season opener versus Blue Mountain College on Monday, Nov. 12. Despite the effort The W was unable to capture the victory, falling 81-74.
  • Wallace Scores 17 Points in Home Opener Versus Blue Mountain
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team improves to 3-0 on the season after defeating Blue Mountain College 61-36 on its home court on Monday, Nov. 12. Junior center Qiayon Bailey recorded her second double-double of the season with 14 points and 16 rebounds while junior guard Rokila Wallace led the Owls scoring effort with 17 points off the bench.
  • Bailey Scores First Double-Double in Victory Over Nebraska Wesleyan
    DENVER, Colo. – Junior guard Rokila Wallace led the Owls offense with 19 points off the bench to aid the Owls women’s basketball team in its 85-74 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday, Nov. 10. With the Saturday’s game behind them, The W moves to 2-0 to open its comeback season.