Dick Entinger

Dick Entinger, Medford Sports Hall of FameDick Entinger was raised in Beaver, Pennsylvania, where he participated in basketball, baseball, and tennis, graduating in 1960. While attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania, he participated on the varsity basketball team. Dick and his wife Judy relocated to the West Coast in 1970, moving to Medford in 1976 for a job promotion. The first organization he joined was the Medford Linebackers in 1977. This group was appealing because of its dedication to supporting student-athletes in the Medford School District. This was the con­duit Dick used to pay it forward to other athletes, which he had received in his youth by a local Beaver High School District contributor, Paul Jones.


  • Joined Medford Linebackers in 1976 when relocated to Medford for job promotion. President of Medford Linebackers in 1984, 1989; currently on Board of directors since 1984.
  • Organized and promoted High School Baseball All-Star Classic competition between Oregon and California All-Star teams, comprised of graduating seniors representing their respective states.
  • Co-chaired $200,000 fund raiser in 1986 to convert Spiegelberg Stadium to a six-lane all-weather track and resurfacing of the football fields
  • In 1989 co-chaired the Portland Trail Blazers exhibition game held at North Medford High School as a fund raiser for the Medford Linebackers.
  • From 1987 to 1990 was Tournament Director of the Boy Scouts of America annual Golf Tournament Fund Raiser.
  • In 1998 was Tournament Director of the Medford Linebacker Memorial Golf Tournament, which was a fund raiser for the Spiegelberg Scholarship Fund.
  • In 1992 was selected by City of Medford Alba committee to head a delegation of 31 athletes and coaches to Krems,
  • Austria, to participate with ten other countries in a sister city Olympiad. Medford was chosen to represent the USA. The group earned one gold medal in basketball, one silver and one bronze in tennis, and three silvers in karate.
  • In 1996 was on fund raiser to resurface Bowerman track at North Medford High School and provide infrastructure for electric power to new district soccer field at North High.
  • In 1999 chaired a $200,000 Linebacker project, which resurfaced track at North Medford High and installed two asphalt six lane tracks at Hedrick and McLoughlin Middle Schools.
  • In 2004 co-chaired fund-raising committee, which raised $800,000 in 90 days to open Spiegelberg Stadium for soccer, band, Pop Warner football, and other community events.

Dick is currently retired from a 38-year career in the financial industry.