Athletics News

  • Softball Opens Season with Back-to-Back Victories Against Rust
    February 13, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team defeated Rust College back-to-back in doubleheader action Wednesday afternoon to open the 2019 season at Don Usher Softball Field. The Owls downed the Bearcats 15-0 in both matchups to begin the season 2-0.
  • Clark Records 10th Double-Double in Champion Christian Victory
    February 12, 2019
    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Owls stretched past Champion Christian in a nail-biting road game on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in The Loren Mahoney Gymnasium. In a very intense game, The W went score for score with the Tigers but were able to outlast Champion Christian for a 72-63 road victory.
  • Owls Softball Opens 2019 Season at Home Against Rust
    February 12, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Following a historic comeback season in 2018, in which the Owls softball team finished fifth in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series, The W now turns its attention to the 2019 season, which kicks off on Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. CT. The Owls will open the season at home in doubleheader action against in-state rival Rust College on Don Usher Field.
  • Owls Fall 80-54 at Oakwood
    February 09, 2019
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Owls men’s basketball team traveled to Huntsville, Ala. to take on Oakwood University on Saturday, Feb. 9. The W started the game strong but was unable to finish, falling 80-54 to the Ambassadors.
  • Harris' 23 Points Not Enough in 83-77 Loss Versus Oakwood
    February 04, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Keith Harris scored 23 points but the Owls men’s basketball team came up short, falling 83-77 to Oakwood University Monday night at Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Owls Roll Past Oakwood in Road Victory
    February 09, 2019
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Owls women’s basketball team took on fellow USCAA team Oakwood University on Saturday, Feb. 9 for the second time this week. Defeating the Ambassadors 83-42 at home, it was much of the same on the road in Ashby Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Pulls 40-point Victory Over Oakwood
    February 04, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team defeated Oakwood University 83-42 during its final home game of the 2018-19 season. Owls senior Tenazhia Hinkson was honored during the game as she donned The W uniform for the last time in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Owls Outlast Morris College, 85-82
    February 02, 2019
    SUMTER, S.C. – After being down by 13 points, the Owls men’s basketball team rallied against Morris College to defeat the Hornets 85-82 Saturday afternoon. With the victory, The W improves to 6-15 on the season.
  • Walton Hits 20 in Victory at Morris College
    February 02, 2019
    SUMTER, S.C. – The Owls women’s basketball team ends its South Carolina swing on a high note, defeating Morris College 78-49 on Saturday, Feb. 2. With the victory over the Hornets, the Owls move to 15-6 on the season.
  • Jones Leads Owls with 24 Points in Loss at Voorhees
    January 31, 2019
    DENMARK, S.C. – Tavonta Jones scored 24 points and Keith Harris added 14, but it was not enough as the Owls men’s basketball team lost to Voorhees College 87-60 on Thursday in its first road game in over two weeks.
  • Women's Basketball Suffers Road Loss at Voorhees
    January 31, 2019
    DENMARK, S.C. – Owls women’s basketball suffers its first road loss in the second half of the season on Thursday, Jan. 31 at Voorhees College. The W played aggressively but were unable to overcome turnovers and missed free throws to fall 14-6 on the season.
  • Owls Mourn the Loss of Gray Massey, Women's Soccer Coach
    January 27, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - The W Athletic Department mourns the loss of Gray Massey, head women's soccer coach.
  • Owls Drop OT Game Versus Belhaven
    January 26, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s basketball team fell 75-71 in overtime to Belhaven University on Saturday, Jan. 26 in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium. The W fought hard but was unable to outlast the Blazers to fall 5-14 on the season.  Tavonta Jones went 7-for-13 from the field and added two points at the free-throw line to lead the Owls in scoring. Owls senior DJ Clark added another double-double to his record with 12 points and 15 rebounds. Other W standouts include Keith Harris with 12 points and Tre Pinkston with 14. 
  • Owls Bounce Back with 83-69 Victory Over Champion Christian
    January 25, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team bounced back from last week’s loss with an 83-69 victory over Champion Christian College on Friday, Jan. 25. The W played hard against the Tigers in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium to improve to 5-13 on the season.
  • Hinkson's 25-point Game Aids in Owls Victory Against Judson
    January 22, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W women’s basketball team defeated USCAA sister-institution Judson College 70-49 to improve to 14-5 on the season. In this season’s second USCAA competition, the Owls limited fouls and led in rebounds to dominate the competition.
  • Morris Buzzer Beater Foils Owls Victory
    January 19, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – A three-point jumper with less than a second on the clock robs the Owls men’s basketball team of a victory over Morris College. The W fought hard against the Hornets but fell 81-78 in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium Saturday afternoon.
  • The W Defeats Morris College 79-62
    January 19, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Qiyaon Bailey scored 16 points while Tenazhia Hinkson went for this season’s fourth double-double with 16 points and season-high 14 rebounds in the Owls victory over Morris College. Saturday afternoon, The W defeated the Hornets 79-62 on their home court in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium to improve to 13-5 on the season.
  • Men's Basketball Outlasts Selma,86-80
    January 17, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – In a high energy game where there were nine ties and eight lead changes, the Owls men’s basketball team outlasted Selma University to extend its winning streak to three in an 86-80 victory Thursday evening
  • Bailey Leads No. 1 Owls Past Selma, 80-59
    January 17, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Qiayon Bailey scored 17 points and Tenazhia Hinkson added 15 as the number one ranked Owls women’s basketball team defeats Selma University 80-59 inside of Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium Thursday evening.
  • Men's Basketball Looks to Continue Streak Against Selma
    January 16, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W men’s basketball team hopes to continue its winning streak as it hosts Selma University Thursday at 7:30 p.m. inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Owls Look to Bounce Back Against Selma
    January 16, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The No. 1 ranked Owls women’s basketball team looks to bounce back after a devastating overtime loss to Huntingdon College on Tuesday as they take on Selma University on Thursday, Jan. 17.
  • Owls Late Rally Comes Up Short Versus Huntingdon
    January 15, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Tenazhia Hinkson scored a season-high and game-high 31 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and recorded four assists, but the number one ranked Owls women’s basketball lost in overtime, falling 89-83 to Huntingdon College on Tuesday in Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Owls Face Tough Home Game Against Huntingdon
    January 14, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Looking to remain on top of the USCAA coach’s poll, the No. 1 Owls women’s basketball team will host Huntingdon College on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. CT inside Emma ‘Ody’ Pohl Gymnasium.
  • Men's Basketball Scores Second Victory Against CU - Somerset
    January 13, 2019
    SOMERSET, Ky. – Juniors Tavonta Jones and Tre Pinkston led the Owls men’s basketball team in its second victory over Campbellsville University – Somerset on Saturday afternoon. Jones grabbed 22 points while Pinkston scored 16 in the 91-78 win over the Tigers.
  • Women's Basketball Dominates Game at Wesleyan, 96-31
    January 12, 2019
    MACON, Ga. – The No. 1 ranked Owls women’s basketball team had four players in double figures as The W beat Wesleyan College 96-31 on Saturday afternoon in Porter Gymnasium.
  • Women's Basketball Still Ranked No. 1 in Week 4
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Despite a loss at Belhaven, the Owls women’s basketball team still leads the United States Collegiate Athletic Association in this week’s Coaches Poll. With a 10-4 record, this is the fourth week straight that The W has held the No. 1 ranking in the USCAA.
  • Owls Open Second Half of Season at Home
    January 09, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s basketball team will open up the second half of the season at home with a match-up against Campbellsville University – Somerset on Thursday, Jan. 10. The W enters Thursday’s competition 1-12 while the Tigers will be hunting for their first win of the season with a 0-10 record.
  • Owls Drop Game Against Belhaven, 109-79
    December 29, 2018
    JACKSON, Miss. – Keith Harris scored 19 points and Tavonta Jones had 17 points, but the Owls men’s basketball team lost 109-79 on Saturday afternoon to Belhaven University at the Charles R. Rugg Arena.
  • Owls Stumble at Belhaven
    December 29, 2018
    JACKSON, Miss. – Autumn Taylor scored 14 points with three steals, three assists, and three rebounds but the number one ranked Mississippi University for Women’s basketball team lost its fourth game of the season to Belhaven University 65-60 on Saturday in the Charles R. Rugg Arena.
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