The Macclesfield Softball Club was formed in 1978 by Mrs. Voila Lowe and Mrs. Pam Hoffrichter. The first team was called the Ladybugs because of the red and black colours of Macclesfield.
President/Coach Mrs. Maxine Taylor
Secretary/Treasurer Mrs. Voila Lowe
Manager Mrs. Voila Lowe
Scorer Mrs. Pam Hoffrichter
First team consisted of Sandra Drummond (Captain)
Kay Lowe (Vice Captain)
Prudence Calaby Andrea Jarman
Sharon Hesketh Susan Jenkins
Lyndall Hopgood Kathryn McFee
Robyn Hopgood Lynette Meehan
Tracey Hopgood Trudi Wright
All matches were played at Mt. Barker High School with the Hills Softball Association. Six of the girls represented the Association at various carnivals. Kay Lowe won Association C grade Best & Fairest runner-up for the 1978-79 season.
The Hills Softball Association is still going with teams from Mt. Barker, Macclesfield, Strathalbyn, Bridgewater, Hahndorf, Murray Bridge, Stirling/Aldgate and Adelaide University.
Women’s, Men’s, Under 16 & 14 Boys & Girls T-Ball are now played at Anembo Park in Littlehampton.