Fresno 7th-Grader Recalls Thrilling Year as Reigning National Spelling Bee ChampSeventh grader Ananya Vinay remembers the feeling of winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee almost a year ago.
Bay Area's Best Spellers Battle To Qualify For 2018 Spelling BeeNearly 200 students gathered at UC Berkeley Saturday to competed for a spot in the CBS KPIX 5 Bay Area Spelling Bee in March.
Bay Area Spelling Bee Champion Sets Sights On National TitleA San Jose 8th grader is one of 16 students from California competing at the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee outside Washington D.C.
2017 Spelling Bee Countdown: Word Wizards Help Bee Participants CompeteHiring professional spelling coaches is growing phenomenon among spelling bee participants.
2017 Spelling Bee Countdown: 2 Bay Area Champions Who Became 'Spell-ebrities'Two former Spelling Bee champions -- now living in San Francisco -- recall their time in the national spotlight.
San Jose Middle Schooler Finishes 6th In National Spelling BeeRutvik Gandhasri of San Jose finished in sixth place at the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, but will be eligible to return to compete next year.
San Jose Student Reaches Top 10 In National Spelling Bee FinalsA 12-year-old middle school student from San Jose reached the Top 10 in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC on Thursday.
No More Ties At National Spelling Bee FinalAfter two straight years of ties, the Scripps National Spelling Bee is adding more sting: The championship rounds will last longer, and the words will be harder.
M-Y-X-O-V-I-R-U-S Puts Talented South Bay Girl On The Road To Scripps National Spelling BeeMeera Suresh is on her way to the nationals, after beating out 48 competitors at the CBS Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee Saturday at the KPIX 5 studios, in San Francisco.
Bay Area's Top Spellers Compete For A Spot At The 2015 Regional Spelling BeeFifty will compete, but only one winner will go on to represent the Bay Area at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in Washington DC.
Cupertino 8th Grader Out Of Final Round In Scripps National Spelling BeeA 14-year-old Bay Area girl who made it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC made it to the final 12 before she was eliminated from the competition Thursday.
Cupertino 8th Grader Representing Bay Area In National Spelling Bee Final 8th grader Neha Konakalla, who won the first ever CBS San Francisco Bay Area Spelling Bee in March, has outlasted dozens of other regional champions to advance to Thursday night's live final on ESPN at 5 p.m.

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