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Former competitor explains Plan Bee

Updated: May 29, 2014, 2:58 PM ET
By Susie Arth | espnW.com

Amy Goldstein could have fished all day long and she still wouldn't have landed any clues about how to spell the word "aitch."

Still, the fourth-place finisher at the 1998 Scripps National Spelling Bee has been hooked -- with a capital aitch -- on the annual event ever since.

Ahead of the bee's final day Thursday (10 a.m. on ESPN2 and 8 p.m. on ESPN), Goldstein, a copy editor for ESPN.com, explains the strategy the young spellers can use to deliver the right ...

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