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Less than a month after he was dismissed by Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, offensive lineman Kenneth Page will transfer to Coastal Carolina, recruiting analyst Phil Kornblut reported Friday.

The 6-foot-5, 300-pound guard played just five snaps this season before Swinney kicked him off the team for a violation of team rules. The Columbia native has three seasons of eligibility remaining. He was a guard at Clemson but may have enough athleticism to play tackle for the Chants.

Minor league baseball

The Atlanta Braves today announced the Myrtle Beach Pelicans' 2010 coaching staff, which once again will be led by veteran manager Rocket Wheeler, who will return for his fifth season. Hitting coach Rick Albert will also rejoin the team along with newcomer Kent Willis, who will serve as pitching coach after two years as the Minor League Pitching Coordinator for the Braves. Returning as Athletic Trainer will be Chas Miller who was honored as the Carolina League's 2009 Trainer of the Year.

Pro golf

Billy Anderson of Wilmington, N.C., and partner Bryan Sullivan of Kitty Hawk, N.C., won the Carolinas PGA's Pro-Pro Championship at Pinehurst No. 8 in a playoff over John Azzarelli of Pinehurst, N.C., and Ian Milne of Fort Bragg, N.C., after both teams shot 16-under 126s.

Kim Cauthen of Pawleys Island and partner Joe Jackson of Simpsonville tied for 30th at 8-under 134, and Ron Schmid of North Myrtle Beach and Karl Kimball of Hillsborough, N.C., tied for 39th at 136.

Leigh Ann Walker-Cooper was tied for 84th when play was delayed by rain Friday at the LPGA Tour Q-School.

Walker-Cooper was even through eight holes on her day when play was stopped. More than half the field didn't begin the day. Play continues this morning in the five-round event.