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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

  • 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.
  • Soccer Dominates Wesleyan College in First Victory, 3-0
    MACON, Ga. - The Owls women’s soccer team conquered their first victory of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The Owls dominated the scoring effort to defeat the Lions by defeating 3-0.
  • Ledbetter Scores Two Goals Against Huntingdon, Owls Fall 6-3
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - The Owls men's soccer team played an intense game against Huntingdon College. Despite getting good field positions and defending aggressively at the right moment, The W fell 6-3 to Hawks on Wednesday, Sept. 19.
  • Volleyball Stalls at Tougaloo, 0-3
    TOUGALOO, Miss. – Mid-season fatigue is beginning to settle into the Owls volleyball team. The W did well statistically during the University of Dallas Volleyball Tournament but struggled during a Tuesday match against Tougaloo College. The Owls were unable to get their game going and fell 0-3 (2-25, 9-25, 13-25) to the Bulldogs on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
  • Owls Golf Finishes 5th at the LC Invite
    ALEXANDRIA, La. – The W men’s golf team traveled to Alexandria, La. this week to participate in its first tournament of the inaugural season. The Owls first tournament was the Louisiana College Fall Invite hosted by Louisiana College at the Links on the Bayou. As a team, the Owls shot a two-round total of 633, which earned them a fifth place team finish. The W posted five strokes better than the host school and 37 strokes over tournament winner LeTourneau University.