Albuquerque, New Mexico –
One conversation at a time, StoryCorps Historias is collecting the Latino stories and voices of our time. Retired athlete and high school basketball coach Vincent Arroyo helped to change the face of athletics at Bernalillo High School. In this interview between Vincent and his granddaughter, Sara Padilla, Sara shares a sweet story about her parents and Vincent tells how he came by the nickname "Rocky Arroyo" while playing basketball for UNM.Vincent Arroyo & Sara Padilla. Their conversation was recorded at a StoryCorps mobile booth in Albuquerque last May. Editing by Candace Murphy. The StoryCorps Historias Albuquerque project was made possible with support from the New Mexico Humanities Council and the National Hispanic Cultural Center.