VICTORY went to the state tournaments at Buckhannon with their first basketball team in 1920. They were called the "Mystery Team" and to get there, they beat favored teams Tunnelton, Kingwood, Bluefield, and Parkersburg. They lost in the semi-finals to Moundsville, 15-12.
In 1921 VICTORY lost to Buckhannon, 20-16 in the third round.
Charleston beat VICTORY in 1922, 32-26 in the second round.
In the opening game in 1923, VICTORY lost to Follansbee, 13-8.
Spencer beat VICTORY in 1924 in the first round, 16-12.
VICTORY did not make the state tournaments in 1925.
Shinnston beat VICTORY, 18-9, in 1926 in the second round.
In 1927 VICTORY was not entered.
In 1928 VICTORY got to the second round only to be beaten by Keyser, 30-28.
VICTORY lost again by two points, 32-30, in 1929 by a tough Montgomery team.
VICTORY did not make it to the state tournaments in 1930, 1931, and 1932.
In 1933 on Saturday, March 18th, VICTORY finally won its' first state championship at Buckkhannon. They beat Charleston, 40-28. To get to the finals, they beat the following teams: Lumberport, Wallace, Bridgeport, Washington-Irving, Pennsboro, Wellsburg and Elkins. Farley Bell was coach at this time. On the VICTORY championship team were Sines, Gocke, Curry, Scolopio, Perri, Rice, Palettti, Kerns and Leap. Gocke and Scolopio made the all tourney team. Tyler and Gardner from Charleston and Phares from Elkins were the other remaining players named on the all tourney team.
The state tournaments were first started in Buckhannon by Harry Adams Stansbury in 1913. The year 1933 was the first year that any Clarksburg team won the championship.
VICTORY also won another scholastic basketball championship in 1941. The coach was Howard "Doc" Hutson. They defeated Huntington in the finals at Morgantown 38-33. The players were Albert Llaneza, Manuel Alvarez, Arthur Alvarez, Manuel Garcia, Rex Bumgardner, French McClung, Marco Voldeck, Manuel Arias, Tony Belcastro and Feliz Veltri. The team manager was Earl Mills.
In 1923 the VICTORY girls basketball team won the Knights of The Ku Klux Klan, Clarksburg Klan, permanent trophy. Grace VanHorn was the coach. She later became the school librarian.