Category Archives: Featured Articles

South Bronx United Press Releases Audio Documentary

BRONX, NEW YORK– The South Bronx United Journalism Club formed in the summer of 2015.  Throughout the Club’s first tenure, students conducted interviews, shot photographs, and designed print layouts. That fall, the South Bronx United Press published its first newspaper, which explored … Continue reading

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Summer Soccer Scholars Excel in the Classroom and on the Field

During five weeks of July and August, South Bronx United’s Summer Soccer Scholars demonstrated that summer isn’t just fun and games.  80 student-athletes, going into grades 6 through 12, tested engineering and physics principles, debated controversial criminal cases, created shorts … Continue reading

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Learning from the World at the Global Youth Summit in England

In June, I had the once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the Global Youth Summit in Manchester, England, a week long program hosted by the City Football Group’s Cityzens Giving and City in the Community programs.  Held at the … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Press, Volume I

The SBU Press has released the inaugural edition of its newspaper.  The SBU Press was created by five students who worked diligently during the year to document the Bronx through their own eyes.  Check it out! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: An SBU Family becomes NEAC Champions

South Bronx United has always been my second family.  Spending four years at this soccer club led to many discoveries and opportunities which I have made the most out of.  I created lots of memories with my teammates and coaches … Continue reading

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Bronx and New York High School Student-Athletes Learn from the Experts at The City Showcase Symposium

USA Soccer great Claudio Reyna and a panel of local college coaches addressstudents on college prep and soccer recruiting NEW YORK, NY – April 21, 2014 – The first City Showcase Symposium was held at Baruch College on Friday night … Continue reading

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My last SBU College Showcase Tournament

By Kafoumba Doumbia I play as a winger/forward for South Bronx United’s 93 Sonics travel team. I was born in the Ivory Coast and spent a large portion of my life there before briefly moving to France and then to … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Mike Pena, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

It has now been almost a month since I arrived at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), a college in the city of Troy in upstate New York and I feel very happy about my college decision.  I graduated in June from … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Oduro

Daniel Oduro joined the South Bronx United U19 team in 2010 shortly after arriving in the Bronx from Ghana.  Soccer was his passion and he couldn’t go a day without playing.  On the field, his strength and skill immediately caught … Continue reading

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How SBU Has Changed Me

My name is Musa. I am 14 years old and from Gambia. I’m not officially on any travel team right now, but I’m still proud to be a player of SBU. I go to Harriet Tubman Charter School in the … Continue reading

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