Last year: 4-7 (1-2 in Region 1-A)
Key games: Sept. 3 vs. Lincoln County, Oct. 8 at Abbeville, Oct. 29 at Calhoun Falls
Glass half full: The Chiefs will be excited to play in a new stadium this year. The McCormick Athletic Complex was completed over the summer and will house new facilities for several of the school's teams.
Glass half empty: McCormick faces a tough nonregion schedule and will need to shore up its defense if it wants to contend for a playoff spot.