First day of football practice

Players rest and drink water during the first day of football practice at Page High School in Greensboro, N.C., on Thursday, August 1, 2019.

GREENSBORO — Page hit the practice field Thursday morning as the Pirates officially kicked off Jared Rolfes' third season as their coach.

Coming off a 6-6 season and a second-round loss in the NCHSAA Class 4-A playoffs, the Pirates are looking to get back on course. Rolfes and seniors Javondre Paige and Isaiah Fisher-Smith spoke with HSXtra.com's Joe Sirera about the Pirates' offseason work and their expectations.

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