Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: Derrick Brooks from Bartow High School
Posted on February 20th, 2014 by Rebecca Thompson
Polk County is home to some of the top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world. Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there is never a shortage of talent on display throughout the year in Polk County sports.
Check out this Athlete Spotlight featuring Bartow High School star Derrick Brooks.
Bartow High School’s Derrick Brooks was first inspired to pursue basketball by his dad and will go on to play at a collegiate level at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Catch more of these tremendous athletes on PGTV Sports Central biweekly at 12:00 p.m. EST on Bright House channel 622, Verizon Fios 20, Comcast 5 or online at www.polk-county.net. Also, be sure to visit Polk County Sports Marketing on the web at CentralFloridaSports.com, follow on Twitter at CentralFLSports, like on Facebook at CF Sports, and follow on Pinterest at CentralFLSports for all things Polk County sports!