Contact Us

NFAA Easton Yankton
Archery Complex

800 Archery Lane
Yankton, SD 57078
605-260-9282
info@neyac.org

Hours

Weekdays: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 10am - 7pm
Sunday: 12pm - 7pm

NEYAC Athlete Signs Archery Letter of Intent

BY JEREMY HOECK jeremy.hoeck@yankton.net 

By signing her name on the proverbial dotted line Wednesday night, Cedar Bartos proved that the sport of archery is developing — and quickly — in Yankton.

The 17-year-old home-schooled archery standout has now gone from national success to a college scholarship.

Bartos, an inaugural member of Yankton’s Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) program since its inception two years ago, signed Wednesday with Emmanuel College in Georgia.

“I think it definitely shows the progress of the program,” she said during a signing day ceremony at the National Field Archery Association (NFAA) complex. “I can get out there and give our facility some exposure.

“Now people can know South Dakota has archery, even if they don’t think we have anything else.”

Bartos, who is simultaneously taking junior year classes at Gayville-Volin and doing senior year coursework at home, will enroll at Emmanuel next fall.

Her performance at the Easton JOAD Outdoor Nationals in July in Ohio caught the attention of Emmanuel first-year archery coach Rodney Estrada, himself a Level 4 coach. Estrada informed Bartos of the school’s upcoming tryouts and asked if she was interested.

“I decided it’d be something worth trying,” she said.

Click here to read the entire article.