Menlo News September 06, 2023

Knights flag football in the news

In its first season as a CIF-sanctioned sport, Menlo flag football is making headlines

Menlo School played its first scrimmage of a historic season at home, the first year flag football is a sanctioned CIF sport.  Here are some of the stories from local and national media (check back for new releases):

‘I was blown away’: NFL legend Steve Young turns coach for his daughters’ high school flag football team. CNN, Nov. 13, 2023 

Look: Steve Young, John Paye lead first-year Menlo girls flag football team to 15-1 season. Mitch Stephens - Scorebook Live/Sports Illustrated Nov. 8 2023

49ers legend Steve Young passing along his knowledge to his daughters and Menlo School Anthony Flores - Oct. 11, 2023 

Sidelined No More: Menlo School’s flag football team is revved up to take the field. Neil Gonzalez - The Almanac, Oct. 5, 2023

Steve Young, flag football and finding the next calling- Dan Pompei - The Athletic Oct. 3, 2023

49ers legend Steve Young gets back in the game coaching girls’ flag football. We Need to Talk - CBS Sports, Sept. 30, 2023

CBS Evening News | Weekend Journal - Jericka Duncan anchor, Vern Glenn - KPIX-TV Bay Area 9.17.2023

Inspirational Athletes - Menlo School Flag Football - Jake Vanderbroek- 49ers Cal-Hi Sports 

Red and Gold Report  Vern Glenn - KPIX News at 5p - 9.12.2023 (longer versions aired 9.15 and 9.17.23)

Girls’ flag football explodes onto Bay Area scene (Photos + story - Alex Simon and Nhat V. Meyer - San Jose Mercury News 9.15.2023

Menlo flag football segment: Daughters of Steve Young follow in their father’s footsteps KGO-ABC News at 11 - 9.6.2023

Hall of Famer Steve Young has “full circle” moment helping coach his daughters’ flag football team at Menlo School - Alex Simon, San Jose Mercury News 9.6.2023

49ers legend Steve Young coaches daughters’ flag football team Bailey O’Carroll - KTVU 9.7.2023

Girls’ flag football to kick off in fall with Paye, Young at helm Menlo School 7.1.2023