Sixty spellers from across the state competed in the 2014 Treasure State Spelling Bee at MSUB.
Spellers wait for their turn in the first round of the Yellowstone County Spelling Bee at MSUB on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Seventh-grader Aliyah Holton reacts after missing a word in the first round of the Yellowstone County Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Eighth-grader Jordan Price reacts after missing a word at the Yellowstone County Spelling Bee at MSUB on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Fifth-grader Rowley Ryan rests between rounds at the Yellowstone County Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Ryan placed third at the Bee.
Mikayla Zakrzewski collects her trophy after winning the Yellowstone County Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 1, 2014.
Winner Mikayla Zakrzewski, left, and runner-up Erik Hovland relax between rounds at the Yellowstone County Spelling Bee on Saturday.
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With a two-time winning streak behind him, Jackson Hall gained even more momentum at Saturday’s 48th annual Treasure State Spelling Bee.
ROCK SPRINGS — A seventh-grader from Lincoln Middle School in Sweetwater County has won the Wyoming State Spelling Bee by correctly spelling the word brilliantine, which refers to a light, lustrous fabric or a preparation for making hair glossy.
CHEYENNE — A 67-year-old Virginia man out-spelled four of his cousins to capture first place at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An old case of sibling rivalry could spell trouble at this year's AARP National Spelling Bee, as four siblings who were raised with more books than toys in their house gather for what they say will be more than a family reunion.
It took seventh-grader Madelyn Kirsch of Lewistown Junior High one afternoon and 15 words to win the 47th annual Treasure State Spelling Bee.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — AARP is calling all spellers 50 years of age and older to take part in its 17th annual National Spelling Bee in Cheyenne.
CHEYENNE — A 58-year-old Georgia man has won the AARP's national spelling bee with the correct spelling of "uakari" (wah-KAR'-ee).
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Calling all senior spellers.
Several local Yellowstone county students advanced to the Montana State spelling be next week at a local competition at MSU-Billings on Saturday, March 5th.
A trio of local home-school students cleaned up at Saturday’s Yellowstone County Spelling Bee, taking the top three places in the competition.
The 2011 Yellowstone County Spelling Bee begins at 9 a.m. March 5 in Petro Theatre at Montana State University Billings. Seventy-three students representing 42 schools (public, private and home schools) are participating.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A 56-year-old Tennessee man has won the AARP's national spelling bee, correctly spelling "keratomileusis" to take the title.