Athletics News

  • Baseball Struggles During Road Doubleheader at Crowley's Ridge
    April 20, 2019
    PARAGOULD, Ark. – The W baseball team hit the road for the last time of the 2019 regular season with a trip to Paragould, Ark to take on Crowley’s Ridge College on Saturday. The doubleheader was originally scheduled as a part of a four-game series but was cut to two after a couple of days of bad weather. The Owls struggled defensively against the Pioneers to drop both game of the day, 4-3 and 8-0.
  • Week 3 USCAA Coaches Poll
    April 18, 2019
    The Owls baseball team moves up to second place in the Week 3 USCAA Coaches Poll while the softball team continues its hold at second for the third week in a row.  
  • Men's Golf Places 12th at Rhodes Men's Golf Classic
    April 16, 2019
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The W men’s golf team traveled to Memphis, Tenn. to participate in the 2019 Rhodes Men’s Spring Collegiate Golf Classic Monday, April 15 – Tuesday, April 16. The Owls competed against some of the top NCAA Division III teams including Berry College, Belhaven University, Sewanee: The University of the South, and Hendrix College. The 16 teams played at the Windyke Country Club in Germantown, Tenn on a par 72, 6,774-yard course for 54 holes.
  • Softball Splits Road Doubleheader at Millsaps
    April 16, 2019
    JACKSON, Miss. - The Owls softball team split a doubleheader with in-state rival Millsaps College on Tuesday, April 16 at the Millsaps Softball Complex. The Owls dropped game one 3-2 but had a fierce comeback for a 8-2 victory in game two. The Owls move to 22-9 on the season. 
  • Baseball Splits Tuesday Road Doubleheader with Rust
    April 16, 2019
    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The W baseball team took on Rust College in a doubleheader on Tuesday at the Rust College Baseball Field. A midgame comeback for the Bearcats took game one from the Owls 5-4 but The W recovered in game two for a 6-3 victory. With the doubleheader behind it, The W moves to 16-7 on the season and look to rise in the Week 3 USCAA Coaches Poll.
  • Owls Fall 6-0 Against Christian Brothers
    April 12, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s team was unable to pick a set against the NCAA Division II opponent Christian Brothers University on Friday, April 12. The W fell 6-0 to the Buccaneers in an afternoon match. 
  • Buccaneers Take Down Women's Tennis
    April 12, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s team was unable to pick a set against the NCAA Division II opponent Christian Brothers University on Friday, April 12. The W fell 6-0 to the Buccaneers in an afternoon match. 
  • Baseball Rises to 3, Softball Holds Steady at No. 2 in USCAA Spring Coaches Poll
    April 11, 2019
    NORFOLK, Va. - The Owls baseball team move us in the Week 2 USCAA Coaches Poll to tie UC-Clermont at the number three spots. The softball team remains steady at number two but with just one vote less than number one's Clearly University the Owls are on the verge of taking the top spot in Week 3. 
  • Owls Sweep Talladega in Midweek Doubleheader
    April 10, 2019
    MOODY, Ala. – The W softball team traveled to Moody,Ala. for a doubleheader on Wednesday versus NAIA opponent Talladega College at Moody City Park. Due to heavy rain during the week, the Talladega softball field was underwater, so the two teams moved the competition to a neutral location. 
  • Scoggin Named Renasant Athlete of the Month
    April 08, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Madison Scoggin, a senior pitcher for the Owls softball team, has been selected as this month’s Renasant Athlete of the Month due to her tremendous effort on and off the field.
  • Men's Tennis Falls 8-1 at Huntingdon
    April 07, 2019
    Montgomery, Ala. – The Owls men’s tennis team fell 8-1 to Huntingdon College on Sunday, April 7.
  • Women's Tennis Drops Road Match at Huntingdon
    April 07, 2019
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Owls women’s tennis team fell to Huntingdon College 9-0 Sunday in Montgomery, Ala.
  • Date Change: Women's Basketball National Title Parade Set for April 9
    April 03, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W women’s basketball team will celebrate their national championship win with a parade on Monday, April 8 in conjunction with boys’ basketball state champions Heritage Academy.
  • Owls Baseball Rallies for Late Game Comeback and the Sweep against Robert Morris- Peoria
    April 06, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – After a tough start, the W baseball team rallied to score five runs in seventh inning to defeat Robert Morris - Peoria 9-6 in the final game of the series. The Owls improve to 15-6 on the season.
  • Owls Baseball Dominates Robert Morris- Peoria in Doubleheader
    April 05, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss.– The Owls baseball team dominated Robert Morris – Peoria in a doubleheader on Friday, April 5. The W defeated the Eagles 5-1 in the first game and followed with a 5-1 victory in the second.
  • Owls Softball and Baseball Top USCAA Week 1 Coaches Poll
    April 05, 2019
    The Owls softball team ranks second while the baseball team sits at 4th place in the week one coaches poll for the USCAA.
  • Owls Split Last Home Double Header with Stillman
    April 02, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team hosted Stillman College in its last home doubleheader of the 2019 season. This was the second time the two teams faced each other on the field with The W sweeping the Tigers 1-0 and 7-2 on the road. The Owls attempted to repeat the road success at home but were only able to take one game of the doubleheader winning the first game 9-1 in five innings and dropping the second 2-0.
  • Late Inning Comebacks Put Baseball Ahead of Tougaloo
    April 01, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Late inning comebacks, put the Owls back in the game for a doubleheader sweep of Tougaloo College on Monday, April 1.
  • Owls Split Senior Day with Anges Scott
    March 30, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team hosted Agnes Scott in a homecoming doubleheader on Saturday, March 30. The W put up a great fight against the Scotties to split the day with a 6-0 victory and a 5-2 defeat.
  • Women's Tennis Stalls Versus Delta State, 9-0
    March 30, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s tennis team took on Delta State University in a homecoming match on Saturday, March 30. The W did the best it could against the NCAA DII opponents but the Owls were unable to pick up a point for the 9-0 loss.
  • Men's Tennis Struggle Versus Delta State
    March 30, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls men’s tennis team took on NCAA DII opponent Delta State University in a homecoming competition on Saturday, March 30. The W did what it could against the in-state foe but struggle to score opponents to fall 9-0.
  • Owls Split Doubleheader with Selma, 11-7 and 14-7
    March 29, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. - The W faced Selma University in doubleheader action March 29th and was able to split the day with a 11-7 victory and a 14-7 loss.
  • Men's Tennis Drops Match Versus MMI 9-0
    March 29, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W men’s tennis team began homecoming weekend with a 9-0 loss to Marion Military Institute on Friday evening at Owls Tennis Park.
  • Women's Tennis Unable to Pull Past MMI, 4-2
    March 29, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls women’s tennis team played well against Marion Military Institute on Friday, March 29.  In its first match of the homecoming weekend, The W picked up two points against the Tigers but were unable to overcome a player shortage to fall 4-2.
  • Softball Takes Rust in Doubleheader Action, 15-0 and 11-2
    March 29, 2019
    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The Owls softball team traveled to Holly Springs, Miss. to take on Rust College in doubleheader action on Friday, March 29. Following a sweep over Judson College at home, The W was able to repeat the feat on the road, taking down the Bearcats in the first game 15-0, and claiming the second win, 11-2.
  • Lloyd Leads Team in Doubleheader Sweep of Judson
    March 27, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The W softball team (15-6) battled USCAA-sister institution Judson College (11-11) in doubleheader action Wednesday evening inside of Owls Park at Don Usher Field. The Owls came from behind in both games to sweep the Eagles 3-2 and 6-3.
  • The W Enters Provisional Membership with NCAA DIII
    March 26, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – Director of Athletics and Recreation Jason Trufant and The W Athletics Department are pleased to announce their provisional acceptance as NCAA Division III members.
  • Cash Earns 8th Place Finish to Conclude MC Invite
    March 26, 2019
    MADISON, Miss. – Led by junior Dylan Cash the Owls men’s golf team finished play at the Mississippi College Spring Invitational in Madison, Miss. in fifth place on Tuesday. Cash finished eighth for his first top-10 finish to lead the way for The W.
  • Baseball Plays Hard but Falls to Blue Mountain
    March 26, 2019
    BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. - The W baseball team played a doubleheader on Tuesday, March 26, traveling to take on Blue Mountain. The Owls fell to 9-5 on the season with losses of 11-5 and 10-1. 
  • Owls Split Tuesday Doubleheader with MVSU
    March 26, 2019
    COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls softball team took on Mississippi Valley State University, an NCAA Division I opponent, in doubleheader action on Tuesday at Don Usher Field. Strong offensive play continued to roll for the Owls in game one as they won 6-2, but errors crippled The W in game two for a 9-5 loss.
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